Plastic bag bans work
The high cost of fast fashion
Superfund Back on Track
Safe for Swimming?
America's beaches are favorite places to relax ... when the water is safe. Where is water pollution harming our ability to enjoy the beach? And what can we do to stop it?
How printers keep us hooked on expensive ink
Manufacturers lock us into buying ink cartridges at exorbitant prices. There are simple steps to end the ink trap.
Less driving is possible
Residents of several states and cities have driven fewer miles on average in recent years than they did two decades ago. This decline suggests that Americans’ high levels of driving are not inevitable.
Buying LED bulbs: What to look for
Inefficient light bulbs – like incandescents and fluorescents – are being phased out for LEDs. To get the right LED, you’ll need to know how to pick the right brightness, color and bulb type for your home.
Who are the top climate polluters in the country?
America’s most polluting power plants emit more greenhouse gas pollution than some entire states. New standards addressing pollution from those plants could make a big difference for the climate.