News & Updates

A Mind the Store Event in Meridien, CT
April 20, 2017

Clean Water Action and the Coalition for a Safe and Healthy CT are lead partners in a national campaign urging major retailers like Walmart, Target, CVS and Home Depot to "Mind the Store." 

April 20, 2017

We can't throw tires away in landfills because of all the toxic chemicals they contain so why is it okay to grind them up, call it recycled rubber mulch and use them on children's playgrounds?  Recycled tire rubber contains numerous toxic chemicals including styrene, a chemical that is neurotoxic and a likely human carcinogen, butadiene-a proven human carcinogen linked to leukemia and lymphoma and lead and cadmium which are also neurotoxic.  

Solar panels, blue sky. Photo credit: epicurean / iStock
April 20, 2017

Today, Clean Water Action responded to an announcement by Massachusetts Governor Baker, Environment Secretary Matthew Beaton and Department of Energy Resources Commissioner Judith Judson regarding the Affordable Access to Clean and Efficient Energy Initiative.[i]

April 20, 2017

Join us at the Parkway Theater for a showing of “How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things that Climate Can’t Change.”

Tickets will be available for purchase soon!

 

April 20, 2017

Flame retardant chemicals sound like a good thing. Unfortunately they are ineffective in preventing the spread of fires and scientific studies have linked them to increased risks of cancer, neurological defects, impaired fertility and respiratory ailments.

These chemicals are added to many common household products like upholstered furniture, bedding, car seats and high-chair pads. Populations most at risk are young children with high everyday exposure and firefighters facing a mix of smoke and chemicals in intense blazes.

Connecticut World Water Day Press Event
April 20, 2017

We generally think of Connecticut as water rich with abundant sources that supply drinking water for the 3.5 million residents of the state and support recreation, fishing, boating and wildlife habitat. We enjoy the nation's highest standards for drinking water and have ecologically sensitive laws that protect stream flow and wetlands. 

April 18, 2017

Join us at the Earth Day "Rally on the Roof" at the Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten

Make your own scented vinegar.
April 17, 2017

Recipes and tips for making green cleaning products.

BlueWaveEarthDay Rally
April 17, 2017

Join Clean Water Action, Local 32BJ, BlueWaveNJ, District 11 for Change, and more at an Earth Day Rally on Saturday, April 22, from noon to 2:00pm at the Val Mansion, 110 South Street, Morristown, NJ! We will be rallying against the defunding of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and standing up for economic and environmental justice. This is a family friendly and we will have activities for kids! Click here to RSVP.

Ocean Township Greenfest
April 16, 2017

Join Clean Water Action at Ocean Township's 7th Annual Green Fest on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. We will be setting up a Rethink Disposable table where event-goers can learn more about our program to reduce single use disposable plastic and foam waste. 

This is a FREE event focused on creating excitement, knowledge, and enthusiasm for a healthier world and healthier lifestyle. Celebrate and learn about how you can help maintain a green home, a greener community, and a green earth for future generations.