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New Jersey Currents - Summer 2018

Check out NEW JERSEY CURRENTS, Clean Water Action's Summer 2018 Newsletter. Stories on Fracking & Plastic Bag Ban, Nuclear Bailout, Elections, Upcoming Events, ReThink Disposable, Environmental Justice Updates & More!

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Greening the Dodge Poetry Festival 2018

This fall, from October 18 – 21, Clean Water Action is partnering with the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, the largest poetry event in North America, to ReThink Disposable. For four days, Newark’s vibrant downtown Arts District will be transformed into a poetry village featuring some of our most celebrated and diverse poets and spoken word artists.

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Act Now on Climate: Sign the Jersey Renews Petition!

Please sign the Jersey Renews petition urging New Jersey's elected officials to take steps to fight climate change and protect good jobs. 

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Help Us Pass a Strong Plastic Bag Bill!

For Plastic Free July, we are taking on single-use plastic bags! The NJ legislature passed a Plastic Bag Bill (A3267 / S2600) last month and it is now in Governor Murphy’s hands. While it seems like a good thing, it is an industry-backed bill.

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Rethink Disposable in New Jersey

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. 

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Electing Pro-Environmental Candidates to Congress in New Jersey

With President Trump's administration dismantling key environmental protections the public has relied on for more than forty years, we need a Congress that will fight for safe drinking water, clean air, and a strong green economy.

By Jenny Vickers

Coalition for Healthy Ports NY NJ

The Coalition for Healthy Ports NY NJ is a broad coalition of environmental, labor, faith, community, environmental justice and business organizations that seek to create sustainable ports in New York and New Jersey.

From We All Live Downstream

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Why Littering Is Not the True Problem

July 30, 2018

In our efforts to reduce waste, we have often heard people say that the “real” problem is the people who throw their garbage on the sidewalk and out their car windows.

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Short-term Satisfaction, Long-Term Ramifications: The Environmental Issues with Online Shopping

July 18, 2018

The addiction to instant gratification has turned e-commerce into an envir

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Tips for a Successful Plastic Free July!

July 3, 2018
"Think about it…why would you make something that you are going to use for a few minutes out of a material that’s basically going to last forever.