New Jersey Blog Posts

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A Call to Action: We Can Take Back the Tap, One Municipality at a Time!

March 18, 2019

Older cities and towns throughout New Jersey and the nation are facing a public health crisis - lead in drinking water.

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13 Gas Projects Undermine Murphy Energy Plan, Threaten Climate Catastrophe

February 13, 2019

Today, Empower NJ released a new report​ documenting the devastating climate impacts of 13 fossil fuel projects in New Jersey.

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Greening the Dodge Poetry Festival

February 6, 2019

Clean Water Action was honored to once again work with the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation in greening the Dodge Poetry Festival in Newark.

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Go Plastic Free - Join ReThink Disposable in 2019!

December 30, 2018

2018 was the year of plastic with plastic pollution reaching public attention more than ever before.

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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