Samantha Sommer

Community advocates, including ReThink Disposable team members, celebrate the passage of the Berkeley ordinance

How To Pass A Disposable Free Dining Ordinance In Your City

January 30, 2019

Last week, Berkeley’s City Council unanimously passed a resolution that will drastically reduce the amount of disposable food ware from the city's restaurants. Berkeley’s new Disposable Free Dining ordinance is a game-changing step forward in the global movement to stop plastic pollution from endangering waterways, wildlife, and communities. 

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 doing well, with their up-ticking sales and profit graphs.