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We have a plastic waste problem

Our state Legislature is considering multiple bills to tackle single-use plastics, which could make Massachusetts a leader in slashing plastic waste — but your lawmakers need to hear from you.

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We can't let this chance to restore vital consumer protections slip through our fingers.

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Friday it will adopt a plan aimed at reducing toxic substances in food for babies and toddlers.

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Illegal robocalls and unwanted telemarketing calls can be annoying. Tips to protect  yourself and steps that could lead to consequences for offenders, including possible fines. 

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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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You have six weeks to file your income tax return for 2020. Every year, it seems there are more issues to watch out for. 

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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.

Learn more about how we can work together to address the COVID-19 pandemic.