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Rethink Disposable in New Jersey

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. 

Public Health and Our Ports: The Road to Clean Air

The New York/New Jersey port industry includes the largest seaport on the East Coast, which has been estimated to generate over $80 billion in annual economic activity.

New Jersey Currents -- Fall 2018

New Jersey Currents | Fall 2018

In this issue: Electing Pro-Environmental Candidates to Congress in New Jersey; The Fight Continues for Economic, Social and Environmental Justice; ReThink Disposable in the Garden State; Autumn Toast: Celebrate Fall at Clean Water Action’s 9th Annual Charity Auction

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Act Now on Climate: Sign the Jersey Renews Petition!

Please sign the Jersey Renews petition urging New Jersey's elected officials to take steps to fight climate change and protect good jobs. 

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Global Climate Action Summit in California

Clean Water Action's NJ Environmental Justice Organizer, Kim Gaddy, joined other eloquent speakers at the Global Climate Action Summit in California.

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Protect the Delaware: Support a 100% Fracking Ban!

The Delaware River Basin Commission, a regional governing body that protects the health and safety of the Delaware River Watershed, is made up of the four governors of New York, New Jersey, Pennsyl

From We All Live Downstream

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Why Littering Is Not the True Problem

July 30, 2018

In our efforts to reduce waste, we have often heard people say that the “real” problem is the people who throw their garbage on the sidewalk and out their car windows.

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Short-term Satisfaction, Long-Term Ramifications: The Environmental Issues with Online Shopping

July 18, 2018

The addiction to instant gratification has turned e-commerce into an envir

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Tips for a Successful Plastic Free July!

July 3, 2018
"Think about it…why would you make something that you are going to use for a few minutes out of a material that’s basically going to last forever.