Following months of public pressure, major DIY retailer Lowe’s announced that it would end sales of paint stripping products containing two deadly toxic chemicals.
In a circular economy, renewable, plant-based—biobased—materials are used instead of wasteful and toxic petrochemical plastics. In a circular economy, the products we use every day come from sustainable sources and replenish the earth at the end of their usable life.
Dr. Sandra Steingraber reminded us there are times in history when defending our environment and public health is so critical that someone like the heroic government scientist Rachel Carson risks her own well-being to speak out. We are living through one of those times now.
Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency has issued dramatically weakened chemical safety rules. And so we've joined two lawsuits challenging the Trump EPA.
As we wrap up our fifteenth year, we remain dedicated to the children and families of our home state of Maine while also expanding our reach nationwide. We’re moving people and partners to work for what’s good for everyone: health, jobs, and justice. Thanks to your support, we get it done.