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Zero Waste Experts, Farmers and Native Hawaiians to Guide Hawaii’s Economic Recovery from Covid-19

Zero Waste Experts, Farmers and Native Hawaiians to Guide Hawaii’s Economic Recovery from Covid-19

Neil Seldman

June 16, 2020

The City and County of Honolulu wants grassroots stakeholders to guide planning for Hawaii’s economic recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic.  READ MORE


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Local Activists in Baltimore Pressure Mayor to Protect Clean Air Act

Local Activists in Baltimore Pressure Mayor to Protect Clean Air Act

Neil Seldman

August 20, 2020

The Baltimore City Council unanimously passed the resolution calling on Mayor Young to stop negotiating with the city's largest air polluter, the BRESCO trash incinerator.  READ MORE


Why Washington, D.C., Is Losing Money on Garbage

Why Washington, D.C., Is Losing Money on Garbage

Jess Del Fiacco

July 23, 2020

Neil Seldman, Director of ILSR’s Waste to Wealth initiative, was interviewed as part of the Washington City Paper's investigation into how much money Washington, D.C., has lost in processing trash for private waste haulers.   READ MORE


Our Guide Gives State and Local Leaders Tools to Fight Corporate Monopolies

Our Guide Gives State and Local Leaders Tools to Fight Corporate Monopolies

Jess Del Fiacco

July 15, 2020

As state and local leaders grapple with how to create a true recovery — one that lifts wages, fosters small businesses, and rebalances power — combating outsized corporate power is a key strategy. Check out ILSR's guide to antimonopoly policies for states and cities.  READ MORE


Zero Waste Activist Paul Connett on the Hudson Falls, NY, Garbage Incinerator

Zero Waste Activist Paul Connett on the Hudson Falls, NY, Garbage Incinerator

Neil Seldman

July 6, 2020

Paul Connett delivered a tour de force on waste incineration, recycling and sustainability to the people of Warren and Washington Counties, NY, the site of an egregiously polluting garbage incinerator.  READ MORE


Albatross Coalition Letter to Pepsi Cola, Coca Cola and Nestlé Water, NA: Save the Albatross

Albatross Coalition Letter to Pepsi Cola, Coca Cola and Nestlé Water, NA: Save the Albatross

Neil Seldman

June 16, 2020

The Save the Albatross Coalition and allied grass roots organizations urged leading beverage companies to commit to redesign their single use bottles in order to preserve the iconic Laysan Albatross sea bird and other sea life.  READ MORE