ReThink Disposable

Clean Water is taking-on single use products: from shopping bags, to food and beverage packaging, to plastic water bottles, our goal is to minimize the use of single use products. Click on one of the links to the left, or below, to find out more. 

 

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ReThink Disposable Partners & Funders

ReThink Disposable would not be possible without our funders and partners.

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ReThink Disposable for Local Governments

Currently, ReThink Disposable is active in eight Bay Area jurisdictions.

serving on reusable trays at Bishop O'Dowd High School

ReThink Disposable in the Community

Simple behavior changes and personal consumer choices can significantly impact how much waste and potential litter each of us produces.

ReThink Disposable Program Materials and Publications

Learn more about how we can ReThink Disposable!

From We All Live Downstream

Waste_Plastic_National_Pile. Photo: Mikadun / Shutterstock
August 4, 2017

As we learned in July, the world is awash in plastic trash. We've produced more than 9 billion tons of plastic since the middle of the 20th century and most of it lingers in landfills and recycling piles, in our oceans, on our beaches, and in our bodies. It's not going anywhere anytime soon.  It's our toxic legacy.

August 2, 2017

Catch up on the Plastic Free July news from Berkeley...

May 22, 2017

Excitingly, on May 16, 2017, Milpitas City Council in California held a public hearing and adopted the first reading of an Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) foodware ordinance necessary to restrict the provision of EPS foam food service ware and protect public health, safety, and welfare.