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New report: “The Need to Enforce: Waste Ban Regulations in Massachusetts”

September 8, 2022

According to a new report issued Thursday by Zero Waste Massachusetts, two million tons of materials banned from the state’s landfills and incinerators end up there each year. The report, entitled “PDF icon The Need to Enforce: Waste Ban Regulations in Massachusetts” – looks at banned waste being disposed of in the Commonwealth, and provides snapshots of other states and cities with waste bans.

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Clean Water Action Massachusetts’ 2022 Primary Endorsements

August 26, 2022

Primary Election Day in Massachusetts is Tuesday, September 6th.

Clean Water Action Massachusetts Announce 2022 Primary Endorsements

August 24, 2022

Clean Water Action is pleased to announce the candidates we have endorsed for the 2022 Primary election!

Joint Statement on the Public Lands Preservation Act Conference Committee

August 2, 2022

A group of land conservation and environmental organizations advocating on behalf of An Act preserving open space in the Commonwealth, also known as the Public Lands Preservation Act (or PLPA) issued the following statement upon conclusion of the formal 2021-2022 legislative session:

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Environmental and health advocates call on Massachusetts legislators to get toxic chemicals out of children’s products

May 4, 2022

BOSTON--Silent Spring Institute published a peer-reviewed article today that details how widespread per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are in children’s products, including

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Burger King announces global ban of toxic “forever chemicals” in food packaging

March 24, 2022

Restaurant Brands International commits to eliminating PFAS in food packaging by 2025 in all stores worldwide including Burger King, Tim Hortons, and Popeyes