Reducing Waste in Our Communities

Clean Water Action is working to clean up the trash that blights our communities and fouls our rivers and streams. Clean Water Action advocates for public policies and direct actions that result in reducing use of single use bags, increasing recycling by more people, waste reduction, and a movement towards zero waste.

Plastic bag waste -- credit wikicommons

Pittsburgh City Council unanimously passes landmark ban on single-use plastic bags 10 days before Earth Day

Just in time for Earth Day, Pittsburgh City Council unanimously passed a ban on wasteful single-use plastic bags. 

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Zero Waste Earth Day Tips
April 12, 2021

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the idea of going zero waste in your life? Most people who want to produce minimum amounts of waste are afraid of the extra costs and hassle that comes from a zero waste lifestyle. Here are a few tips and tricks to get you started while keeping cost low and hassle even lower.

1. Use Glass JarsGlass Jar