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Reducing Disposables in Food Service

March 20, 2016

ReThink Disposable is a free technical assistance program that helps food businesses implement best practices to reduce waste and cut costs by minimizing disposable product usage.

serving on reusable trays at Bishop O'Dowd High School

ReThink Disposable in the Community

March 19, 2016

Simple behavior changes and personal consumer choices can significantly impact how much waste and potential litter each of us produces.

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ReThink Disposable for Local Governments

March 18, 2016

Currently, ReThink Disposable is active in eight Bay Area jurisdictions.

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ReThink Disposable Partners & Funders

March 17, 2016

ReThink Disposable would not be possible without our funders and partners.

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Public Right to Know

March 17, 2016

The first step in protecting our environment, our health, and our safety is knowing what we are being exposed to. Promoting the public’s “right to know” is central to Clean Water Action’s mission.

TCP in California's Drinking Water

March 16, 2016

Because pesticides are meant to kill living organisms, they are by their nature, toxic. However one chemical — 1,2,3-TCP, or Trichloropropane — was particularly toxic to humans and persistent in the environment.