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Report | U.S. PIRG Education Fund

An updated survey of warranties from 43 companies finding all tell customers they void warranties for independent repair. The continued problem of warranties wearing thin underscores the need for action on Right to Repair.

News Release | U.S. PIRG Education Fund

A new survey from U.S. PIRG Education Fund finds all 43 appliance manufacturers we surveyed would consider voiding the warranty if a device had “unauthorized” repair, despite a 2018 warning from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

Blog Post

This blog is the second in a series examining policy solutions to the plastic pollution crisis that are proven and replicable. This section covers recycled content requirements.

News Release | CoPIRG

In the Fort Collins municipal election, voters approved local ordinance 26, a measure that will prohibit large grocers from providing disposable plastic bags and require payment of a disposable bag fee of $0.12 for disposable paper bags. The vote comes as the state legislature debates HB21-1162, which would phase out single-use plastic bags and single-use polystyrene, also known as Styrofoam, food containers and cups. 

Blog Post

We spoke to Je’May Ward, a clean beauty blogger from North Carolina, about what clean beauty advocacy means for her.


Coronavirus update

In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, we’ve taken steps for all of our staff to work remotely for safety reasons. But rest assured, we’ll keep advocating for you as we work for a healthier, safer world.

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