Environment America Latest Blog Posts

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Ellen Montgomery
Director, Public Lands Campaign

When it comes to making paper products, home products and construction materials, alternatives to using centuries-old trees exist. Paper products can be made from recycled paper and wheat straw. Buildings can be constructed with reclaimed wood. And bamboo is being used everywhere -- from paper to tools to flooring. This spring, Environment America Wild Forests Intern Natalie Dryja has been exploring the many alternatives to timber and wood pulp.

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Brynn Furey
Energy Conservation & Efficiency, Associate
Emma Searson
Director, 100% Renewable Campaign
Hannah Read
Go Big On Offshore Wind, Associate

Policy signed by Gov. Charlie Baker includes key steps toward renewable energy

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Kelsey Lamp
Protect Our Oceans, Advocate

Single-use products are designed to be disposable: They will never be sustainable.

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Brynn Furey
Energy Conservation & Efficiency, Associate

We have to stop burning fossil fuels in our homes

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Mitchell Ukropina
Our Wild Forests Campaign, Associate

Procter & Gamble’s new forest policies demonstrate a disappointing lack of commitment 

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Ellen Montgomery
Director, Public Lands Campaign

Join Environment America in counting down to Earth Day with daily activities to celebrate and explore nature.

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Lisa Frank
Executive Director, Washington Legislative Office, Environment America

Whenever decisions that affect the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the places we love are being made in Washington, our advocates are there to speak and act on your behalf and on behalf of the environment we all share.

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Laura Miller
Clean Water, Advocate

Americans should be able to enjoy beaches that are clean and safe for swimming in every corner of the country.  

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Jake Taber
Content Creator

Gas heating and cooking appliances are major contributors to U.S. climate emissions, and may even be harming our health. Meanwhile, electric cooking and heating tech has improved dramatically in recent years.