Blog

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Olivia Sullivan
Zero Waste Campaign, Associate

How to avoid textile “wish-cycling” and why clothing companies need to bear responsibility for the waste crisis their products create.

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Grace Brombach
Consumer Watchdog Associate

My first-hand, step-by-step guide to freezing your credit reports.

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Nathan Proctor
Director, Campaign for the Right to Repair

Right to Repair continues at a rapid pace in 2021, as we now have 33 active bills in 21 state legislatures, while tractor repair takes center stage.

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Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

Being a consumer is tough. We want to help make it a little easier. In recognition of Consumer Protection Week from Feb. 28-March 6, U.S. PIRG is providing key consumer protection advice. Check in here every day for our updated tips and tools. 

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Henry Hintermeister
Creative Associate

The United States has a toxic waste problem. But as financial burden for cleaning up that waste has shifted primarily to taxpayers, cleanups are lagging behind.

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Cailyn Nagle
Director, Affordable Textbooks Campaign

A survey on college textbook affordability during COVID-19.

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Gina Werdel
Make It Toxic Free, Associate

Once again, product testing demonstrates that the risk of asbestos contamination in talc-based cosmetic products is simply too high to accept.

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Matt Casale
Director, Environment Campaigns

Electric vehicles can help power homes and buildings in disasters — but only if automakers, utilities, local emergency planners and regulators start working on it now.

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Olivia Sullivan
Zero Waste Campaign, Associate

We hear from the author and journalist on secondhand clothing, the fashion industry’s addiction to cheap fossil fuels and how to break the waste cycle.

State and national emergencies this year show the necessity of anti-price gouging efforts.