Waste

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.  We engage businesses, local governments, and individual consumers in rethinking the disposable lifestyle.

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Join Us! The Story of Plastic Watch Party & Discussion

Miss movie night? So do we. We invite you to join Clean Water Action at one of our many virtual watch parties and discussions of the Story of Plastic as we draw the curtain back on the true cost of plastic.

Recent Actions

San Francisco -- Join the fight against plastic pollution

Plastic pollution is choking our oceans, trashing our streets, and polluting our bodies.  We need to act now to reduce the spread of single-use disposable plastic in San Francisco.

Take the Pledge to Reduce Single-Use today!

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

Waste Blog Posts

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June 24, 2020

Please join our campaign! Start by writing to City Council NOW and email me to learn about other ways you can help. Also, if your store has stopped allowing the use of reusable bags, please contact them and urge them to allow reusable bags again.Together, let’s make it happen.

June 17, 2020

This weekend, almost 150 people joined us for a special screening of "The Story of Plastic." The Story of Plastic takes a sweeping look at the man-made crisis of plastic pollution and the worldwide effect it has on the health of our planet and the people who inhabit it, from people in Appalachia and the Gulf Coast facing enormous new petrochemical infrastructure being built to expand plastic production, to people in China and Bangladesh dealing wi

June 1, 2020

Did you know that Fort Detrick's medical waste incinerator was shut down two years ago, and that a new one may be rebuilt? Join a public meeting Thursday night to learn more and provide your input to this proposal before its Environmental Assessment is finalized: