Updates

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Celeste Meiffren-Swango
State Director, Environment Oregon

Environment Oregon has launched a campaign on Kickstarter to raise money to self-publish “Myrtle the Turtle,” our children’s book about a young, adventurous sea turtle in the Pacific Ocean who mistakes a plastic bag for a jellyfish, and realizes she needs your help to keep her ocean home safe and beautiful.

 | by
Celeste Meiffren-Swango
State Director, Environment Oregon

With the holiday shopping season upon us, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement and buy more than we need, for ourselves and for others. Here are ten tips for how you can help reduce plastic pollution and other waste around the holidays.

As concern about the impacts of plastic on our environment has continued to mount, city level bans on single-use plastic grocery bags have been sweeping across Oregon.

Twenty-eight mayors and city staff logged on to discuss how their cities can harness more of the sun's power...

Salem stores will soon be free of the plastic bags that pollute our oceans and threaten wildlife...

America's colleges and universities are playing a huge role in helping the world transition to 100 percent renewable energy.

Given the alarming ways our climate is changing, doesn't it make sense for automakers to focus on making cars that pollute far less, if at all?

America's top public lands official supported the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) before. It's time for him to save it now.

 

A group of concerned Americans packed a hearing room in Washington, D.C., to speak up for Alaska's Tongass National Forest.