Just Zero and more than 40 environmental organizations, scientists, public health advocates, and farmers across the country are calling on the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take stronger action to reduce the spread of PFAS and microplastics from Massachusetts’ Deer Island Wastewater Treatment Plant.
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Senator Jeff Merkley and Representative Jared Huffman announced the reintroduction of the federal Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act. The 2023 Act is the best chance for the U.S. to take bold action against plastic pollution by focusing on the true source of the problem: Plastics production.
Just Zero’s organics issue brief outlines how states and cities across the country can implement a proven and effective policy that not only reduces food waste, but also helps alleviate hunger and expand and strengthen composting programs.
Vermont Governor Phil Scott vetoed a critical bill (H.158) that would have expanded and modernized the state’s Bottle Bill Program.
Just Zero filed comments with the New York Department of Environmental Conservation regarding the Draft New York State Solid Waste Management Plan.