ReThink Disposable

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. Click on one of the links to the left, or below, to find out more. 

 

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Take the Pledge!

Take the Pledge to Reduce Single-Use today!

Pledge to reduce your reliance on single-use disposable products and packaging.

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Participating Business Testimonials

Read our case studies from food establishments that have received ReThink Disposable assistance. 

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Reducing Disposables in Food Service

ReThink Disposable is a technical assistance program that helps food businesses implement best practices to reduce waste and cut costs by minimizing disposable product usage.

From We All Live Downstream

January 3, 2018

Here at ReThink Disposable, we like to prove the impact of our work. We also like to get local community volunteers involved in our program. Over the past few months, we have been doing just that.

October 24, 2017

Greenpeace's new "Sea of Distress" report compares food service companies on "whether they are helping or harming the oceans and workers," and tips a big ol' hat to Clean Water Action's ReThink Disposable program as a way for businesses to take action, save money and help the environment at the same time. 

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.