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Let's move beyond plastic

Nothing we use for a few minutes should threaten our health and pollute our future for hundreds of years. Tell your governor to ban single-use polystyrene items today.

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This announcement comes after the FTC sent warning letters last April to six companies saying their "void warranty if removed" stickers violated consumer rights under Magnusson-Moss Warranty Act. A subsequent survey in October by U.S. PIRG Education Fund, "Warranties in the Void," showed that such anti-repair activity was even more widespread. The study surveyed 50 members of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers and found the 45 would void warranties for independent repair. 

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Public health and environmental groups urge EPA to deny antibiotic use on citrus.

Blog Post

 Our job is to stand up for the public interest, and we applaud state legislators who did that with us this past year.

Blog Post

From Oregon to Kentucky, California to Maryland, students at college campuses across the country are teaming up to end student hunger by cutting food waste.

Blog Post

Talk about a captive market: For most of us, it's next to impossible to work, shop or go to school without a car. Auto lenders are taking full advantage.

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