Rhode Island Blog Posts

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Exploring zero-waste in conversation with The Heal Room

April 26, 2022

The work we do here at Clean Water Action  is about bringing people together, and we love partnering with other folks who share our values and mission.

Birch Salon & Gallery / Aveda is celebrating Earth Month with Clean Water!

April 22, 2022

We all understand the importance of practicing self care in our daily lives - and it feels even better when we know our self care is environmentally sustainable.

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Clean Water 50 Stories: Emily Rochon

March 17, 2022

Meet Emily Rochon, a true force of nature helping to lead the way for a clean energy future. Emily has played important roles in the clean energy industry, advancing solar and offshore wind projects -- and she got her start as a climate organizer for Clean Water Action in Rhode Island. Emily's story is one of many we will feature throughout our 50th anniversary year, lifting up our history and the people along the way who have contributed to our legacy and created impact. Emily inspires us, and we bet she will you inspire you too!  

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Fighting for a Safe & Healthy Environment for all Rhode Islanders

March 7, 2022

With the support of our members, we were able to testify before the House Environment and Natural Resources Committee on February 17th in support of bills to reduce toxins in our lives and waste in the environment.

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Clean Water Action's 2022 Rhode Island Legislative Preview: Part I - Plastic Pollution

January 11, 2022

In this three part blog series, learn more about our work in Rhode Island to fight climate change, stop plastic pollution, and create healthier communities. The first in our series focuses on our campaign to stop plastic pollution.

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Plastic Pollution in Rhode Island: Part Three

October 29, 2021

Clean Water Action is also pushing for one or two things: a reduced tax rate for non-single-use products made from virgin resins or clear definitions explaining what products are single-use and which are not. Join Clean Water Action in eliminating the problem at the source.