When consumers don’t have time to wait for authorized repair, they shouldn’t be faulted for finding alternatives.

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Emily Scarr
Maryland PIRG State Director

This year there were hundreds of policies discussed which could safeguard public health, protect consumers in the marketplace, transform our energy and transportation systems, remove toxic threats, stop wasteful spending, revitalize our democracy, and protect Maryland’s environment.

This blog is the second in a series examining policy solutions to the plastic pollution crisis that are proven and replicable. This section covers recycled content requirements.

We spoke to Je’May Ward, a clean beauty blogger from North Carolina, about what clean beauty advocacy means for her.

The FTC is due to report on repair restrictions, and we’re pressing for real action to follow. 

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Lisa Frank
Vice President and D.C. Office Director, The Public Interest Network

We’re monitoring federal action and reporting back on whether our elected officials are acting for or against the public interest.

This blog is the first in a series examining policy solutions to the plastic pollution crisis that are proven and replicable. This section covers single-use plastic product bans.

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Henry Hintermeister
Creative Associate

A congressional report revealed high levels of arsenic, lead, cadmium and mercury in baby food sold by leading brands. What may be even more shocking is that there are virtually no federal standards for toxic heavy metals in baby food.

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Aaron Colonnese
Creative Associate

Our money is quite literally being used to hurtle us faster toward climate disaster.