Mar 13, 2023
Connecticut just took a big step back in its commitment to recycling. In 2021, legislators voted to modernize and expand the state’s bottle return program by raising the deposit fee and making more types of beverage containers eligible. Last month, these same legislators inexplicably chose to weaken the program by approving a measure that will… Continue reading Connecticut’s New Bottle Law Kicks the Can Down the Road
Mar 08, 2023
The derailment of a train carrying toxic petroleum-based chemicals in East Palestine, Ohio in February is a sad consequence of the fossil fuel industry’s deadly plastics push.
Feb 28, 2023
Dock foam pollution harms wildlife and water quality – that’s why we must take action to ban it in Vermont and regionwide.
Jan 26, 2023
CLF’s Great Bay–Piscataqua Waterkeeper brings together partners and dozens of volunteers on annual cleanup to remove polluting debris from the estuary’s shoreline.
Oct 05, 2022
Why is our ocean overheating? The main is that it is working overtime to protect us. An overheating ocean spells bad news for marine life and humans. But we can help. Here’s ho
Aug 08, 2022
CLF’s forceful advocacy paid off in this year’s Rhode Island legislative session with laws passed to help our climate, stop plastic pollution, and safeguard our drinking water from toxic chemicals.
Aug 03, 2022
Big Plastic is working to block progress on laws to regulate plastic pollution. Here’s how CLF and our allies are fighting back.
Jul 11, 2022
So-called “advanced recycling” is a ruse. The term is part of a larger disinformation – or greenwashing – campaign. That campaign’s goal: to distract lawmakers and the public from real solutions to the world’s plastic crisis.
Jun 08, 2022
We’re protecting communities from toxic waste.
Apr 18, 2022
These polluting products are two sides of the same coin, and Big Oil and Gas are the culprits.