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New campaign aims to protect one million trees a year

Green America calls on universities to make “Better Paper Commitment” and would keep one million trees standing each year through using 100 percent recycled paper in alumni magazines.  WASHINGTON, DC – March 21, 2017– In its newest push to encourage the magazine industry to embrace the use of recycled paper, the nonprofit Green America’s Better Paper Project launched “One Million […]

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Oppose Trump’s Cruel Budget

Donald Trump has released his proposed budget, and his blueprint for America is shocking.  The short version is that this is a budget of cruelty and harm to people and the planet. The budget contains extreme cuts for programs that benefit the environment, poor people, children, the elderly, people of color, and everyday Americans. The winners—the rich and the military.  […]

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Action: The Ides of Trump Postcards

We need to make our voices heard! Many organizations are asking people across the country to send postcards to the White House on March 15 and calling it the “Ides of Trump”. This will flood the White House with one million postcards when they arrive on March 17. Sending a postcard is key, because packaged or enveloped mail has to […]

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Keep Supporting Standing Rock and #NoDAPL, Without Washington

The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) was approved by the Army Corps of Engineers and the new administration. It will stretch 1,172 miles from the Bakken oilfields in North Dakota to Patoka, Illinois and carry 570,000 barrels per day of crude to refineries across the U.S. By now you’ve heard of it and maybe also about the protesters, who call themselves “Water Protectors,” […]

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7 Ways to Spread Love, Not Hate

The world sometimes feels really dark, especially when government actions feel more hateful than political, or when you see the effects of that hate ripple through your community. Some days are for rest and recharging, and other days are for action. You can fight hate with these 7 acts of love as often as you like, and nobody gets to vote […]

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Stop the Greed: Build a Green Economy for All

Business as usual is not working for people or the planet. We see climate change impacting communities and ecosystems across the globe. Income inequality is harming democracy in the US and destabilizing nations worldwide. Soil, water and human health are imperiled by factory farming and industrial agriculture. We still have not recovered from last decade’s economic crash caused by an […]

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Moving Forward: 30 Days of Action

What lies ahead as far as green in America may seem uncertain at the moment. At Green America, we strive to make a difference—we know you do too. In the last several months, our online actions for change have garnered tens of thousands of signatures and are leading change for clean energy, safe food, fair labor, and responsible banking. We’re certain […]

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Thousands of Petitions Delivered to Push Smithsonian Magazine onto Recycled Paper

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2016 – Green America delivered a recycled “Christmas Tree” representing over 11,000 petition signatures to Smithsonian Enterprises. The petition signers called on Smithsonian to move its magazine to recycled-content paper, in order to save impacted forests and reduce landfill waste. Green America held the event yesterday on the National Mall to raise awareness of its “Practice What You […]

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Meet Green America Leaders: Rachel & Adam

Why Rachel Strasz and Adam Schofield have been Green America Leadership Supporters since 2000.  Rachel Strasz and Adam Schofield have composted their household organic waste for more years than they can count. When they moved to Vashon Island, WA, from Scotland in 2015, they were surprised that even though the island belonged to the same county as Seattle, the city […]

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