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Take action to stop the plastic pollution problem in New Jersey

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We have to reduce the volume of waste that ends up in landfills, incinerators and the ocean.

The solution is to hold plastics manufacturers responsible for the entire lifecycle of the products they create, including their disposal. Did you know only 6% of plastic gets recycled nationwide


Wins for Clean Water

The Connecticut legislative session is over and we’re thrilled that several bills that will protect our waters and our health passed this session!

Our top priority bill—to restrict toxic PFAS chemicals in food packaging and firefighting foam passed unanimously. Per and polyfluoroalkyl substances


After the #trashtag

Internet challenges come and go, and generally I don’t pay much attention to them. This week, however, I began to see pictures of people posing with bags full of trash they had collected pop up all over social media. It seems the #trashtag challenge has taken off across the globe, bringing a ton of


ReThink Disposable: Stop Waste Before It Starts

Here in New Jersey, we love our local restaurants and shops. Let’s take a minute and appreciate them just a little more because they are helping Clean Water Action take on a huge environmental issue: single-use disposables.