Plastic Health Harm: Your Body and the Global Community, 6/27/13

Plastic Health Harm: Your Body and the Global Community, 6/27/13

The final event in our Breaking the Chains of Plastic event series focuses on consumer plastics, and the hidden, global story these everyday products take through their production, use, and disposal. Sorting through the news about health harm, there can be too much information or not enough, leaving it unclear how to respond. How do… Read more »

Who Should Pay for the Disposal of Batteries?

Who Should Pay for the Disposal of Batteries?

More than 500 million batteries are sold each year in California. Those battery sales mean big profits for battery manufacturers and big disposal costs to taxpayers and consumers. California taxpayers pay tens of millions of dollars each year to dispose of batteries, which are hazardous waste. In Europe and Canada, battery manufacturers are obligated to… Read more »