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Oakland, CA 94612
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Lowe's Needs To Act On Deadly Paint Strippers Now

More than 60 people across the United States  have died while or after using deadly paint strippers containing the chemicals methylene chloride or N-Methylpyrrolidone (NMP).

Some of our beach cleanup volunteers at work

Welcome to Clean Water Action, California!

Clean Water Action has offices all over the country, and that’s part of what makes us strong.

Let's Call For Sustainable Funding For Safe and Affordable Drinking Water

Each year more than 1 million Californians are served water that does not meet safe drinking water standards. That's unacceptable. Let's call for change. 

Priority Bills in the California Legislature in 2018

Learn more about what we're fighting for in the California legislature in 2018!

Take the Pledge!

Take the Pledge to Reduce Single-Use today!

Pledge to reduce your reliance on single-use disposable products and packaging.

What’s in the Package?

Thousands of toxic chemicals are making their way from packaging into your food. We're calling for California lawmakers to show leadership in granting consumers the right to know: What's in the package?

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White River, VT

Reflections on My National Communications Internship

May 21, 2018

This internship has left me with a greater appreciation for the field of communications. It’s been rewarding to learn how to write in all different styles and for different readers, too. I know that this experience will help me to be a more successful communicator in the science field.

Pipes. Credit: Sarah Craig, Faces of Fracking

Limit oil production. Protect California’s water.

March 8, 2018

California’s efforts to address climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions have earned it a reputation as a climate leader. Most of the state’s actions, however, have focused on the “demand-side” of carbon emissions: reducing energy consumption, increasing efficiency, using cleaner fuels and energy sources, and reducing vehicle miles traveled. However, as the country’s 5th largest oil producer (recently falling from 3rd), the state has never done enough to keep polluting fossil fuels from being produced in the first place.

Measuring Our Impact on Reducing Street Litter in Alameda, California

January 3, 2018

Here at ReThink Disposable, we like to prove the impact of our work. We also like to get local community volunteers involved in our program.