Apr 18, 2024

Warning: Toxic “Forever Chemicals” in Landfills Put People and the Environment at Risk

Most people don’t realize that landfills, when working as intended, send poisonous chemicals into our waterways. Those chemicals – poly- and perfluorochemicals, or PFAS for short –  are called “forever chemicals” because they do not break down in the environment or in our bodies. These toxic substances are linked to a growing number of health… Continue reading Warning: Toxic “Forever Chemicals” in Landfills Put People and the Environment at Risk

Drone view of landfill in Bethlehem, New Hampshire.
Feb 14, 2024

CLF Settlement to Fund Thompson Island Outward Bound Project

“Thompson Island Outward Bound’s programs are indispensable in providing inclusive access to the beauty of Boston Harbor to an expanding number of Boston residents,” said CLF President Bradley Campbell. “I am grateful to Cronin Holdings for working with TIOB and CLF to identify this worthy project to increase public access for everyone in the region – and ultimately expand access to people with disabilities — to one of Boston’s greatest resources, our waterfront.”  

Sailboats on Boston Harbor
Jan 04, 2024

Conservation Matters: Winter 2023

In the U.S. alone, we send millions of tons of food waste to landfills each year, where that waste produces methane emissions rivaling those from industrial sources.

Newsletter cover reads "Conservation Matters, Conservation Law Foundation" at the top. Image shows a vegetable scraps laying against a bright green background. In the middle of the image are the words "The Climate Cost of Wasted Food".
Dec 04, 2023

About Fresh Secures Nearly $1 Million from Healthy Retail and Commerce Fund

“Low-income neighborhoods have lacked access to critical resources like healthy food for decades, and About Fresh aims to change that,” said Gina Foote, CLF’s Director of Impact Investment. “Supporting this small business with an innovative high impact investment has the potential to build a healthy community. We’re proud to support a thriving small business like About Fresh trying to improve their neighborhood.”

A green bus with the words Fresh Truck and images of healthy food on the side is shown