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Beyond plastic

Tell Illinois legislators: Say farewell to foam

Plastic foam cups, take-out containers and other foodware contribute to the plastic waste flooding our environment. It's time to say farewell to foam.

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We don’t need deep-sea mining


We don’t need deep-sea mining

Deep-sea mining risks damaging vibrant ecosystems that science is just beginning to understand. And we don’t need it to meet the critical minerals challenge.


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