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200 Keystone Spills

November 17, 2017

On Thursday, news broke of a spill from the Keystone pipeline. The 5,000 barrels (210,000 gallons) of toxic tar sands oil that was discharged into South Dakota grasslands was the largest spill on the Keystone to date. But every day, the oil industry intentionally discharges far greater volumes of toxic wastewater in the environment, and nobody seems to notice.

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Retailer Report Card Released with Failing Grades

November 14, 2017

A new Retailer Report Card from Mind the Store, a project of the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition, grades major retailers on actions they have taken to remove toxic products from their shelves.

Greenpeace Recommends ReThink Disposable To"Reduce Your Plastic Footprint"

October 24, 2017

Greenpeace's new "Sea of Distress" report compares food service companies on "whether they are helping or harming the oceans and workers," and tips a big ol' hat to Clean Water Action's ReT

ReThinking Institutions: Stopping Waste and Pollution at the Source

October 18, 2017

One of the toughest challenges working in the environmental movement is it can be difficult to point to a specific and measurable impact, in the same way that polluters can kid themselves they’re d

Expanding Our Pharma Takeback Work Across California

October 10, 2017

Those of you reading the New York Times will have seen the recent story on spiking Fentan

ReThink Disposable: “Unpackaging Alameda” Demonstration Project Launches!

August 25, 2017

Our $400,000 Ocean Protection Council-funded project has officially launched on the island of Alameda in the San Francisco Bay Area.