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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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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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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Going Forward: How We Can Build the Green Economy

So...what now? 7 ways to take action

All over the United States, people are deeply concerned about what a Trump administration could mean for themselves, their families, and their communities, as well as the environment and vulnerable people worldwide. The news since the election gives cause for alarm.  President-elect Trump is planning to fill his cabinet with climate deniers, allies of big business, and anti-immigrant and anti-civil […]

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