When you hear the word “dead zone” you probably have a flash back of that moment when you were in deep conversation with your girlfriend and she kept saying “can you hear me now”? That is a dead zone most of us are familiar with. There is a much more serious dead zone than having no bars on your cell phone, dead zones in our oceans.Read More »
Selfish or Selfless?
A quick search on Amazon displays dozens of books touting how to market to, manage or inspire Millennials, describing them as selfish, self-centered and self absorbed. We believe this generation is actually profoundly Savvy, open to embracing ways to protect the health of this planet and all that call it home. Did you know while we explore tips and tools to create healthier homes, teens across the country discuss GMOs or watch “Food Inc” in philosophy classes, often continuing the discussions outside of school with their parents? And colleges offer environmental health, science and technology majors across the nation? When given a support system, Millennials’ fresh outlook and ‘can do attitude’ can lead to a range of creative solutions, as seen in Maxwell Sheldon's story.Read More »
Lead in water. Air pollution. Toxic chemicals in the products we use every day. Climate change. Drought. Congress.Sometimes being an environmentalist is enough to make you want to curl up in a ball and binge on Friends.
But then you take a breath, look around, and realize you're not alone. You're surrounded by people who are fighting for commonsense solutions to protect our families, our water, and our communities. You know they've got your back and you've got theirs. And you know you're going to win (even if it takes a while). Because we are strengthened by walking in partnership with amazing community leaders and coalition partners in these battles.
That's life at Clean Water Action. And it has been that way for more than 40 years.
Since water is one of our most precious resources—and certainly our most needed—it is imperative to not only be smart about our water consumption, but also reuse and repurpose our water where we can.
Investing in a rain barrel is a great way to repurpose rainwater in and around your home. You can use rainwater to:Read More »
Are you a parent of a baseball, soccer, football or hockey player? A dancer or cheerleader? Volunteering in a troop, chapter or booster? Pretty soon it will be time to fill out another form and hand over a check. Or maybe you lead or run the fundraiser? Flip your typical fundraiser of cookie dough or yet-another-candle on its head with this fresh idea: offer stainless steel reusable bottles with team/school/chapter logos on them!Read More »