Feb 12, 2024

Vermont Bottle Bill: An Urgent Makeover Is Overdue 

When Vermont first passed its bottle bill back in 1973, the program was a revolutionary tool to slash litter and boost recycling rates. Today, the program covers less than half of the drinks on store shelves. It’s time for an update

Point of view photo from inside of reverse vending machine used to return empty containers that participate in bottle bill programs.
Jan 01, 2024

5 Questions for Britteny Jenkins

Britteny Jenkins, CLF’s Vice President for the Environmental Justice Program shares her journey and goals for our region. She will lead our transportation, climate justice, and zero waste efforts.

Portrait photography of Britteny Jenkins, Environmental Justice Vice President at Conservation Law Foundation. The background shows lush greenery and a green-tarnished metal fountain at Post Office Square in central Boston.
Sep 13, 2023

What Is Greenwashing?

Some of the world’s biggest polluters want us to believe they’re going green – but they’re really just hiding “business as usual” behind slick words. Here’s how to spot greenwashing in action.

Illustration of greenwashing
Apr 12, 2023

5 Things To Do On Earth Day

Earth Day is almost here! It’s our moment to honor our planet by taking concrete action to preserve the environment and fight climate change. After all, as the saying goes, there’s no Planet B.   So, this year, let’s celebrate Earth Day by pairing our small local efforts with BIG collective actions that can really… Continue reading 5 Things To Do On Earth Day