Together we got rid of single-use plastic bags. Now it’s time to phase out foam takeout cups and containers. Polystyrene foam can’t be recycled, breaks apart easily, and takes hundreds of years to fully degrade.

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How to spot an unfixable bike designed for the dump

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More than 125 medical professionals organized by the U.S. PIRG Education Fund sent a letter to McDonald’s Thursday urging the company to meet its 2018 commitment to reduce antibiotic use in its beef supply chain. The coalition delivered the letter at the start of World Antibiotic Awareness Week to stress the urgency of taking action to stop overusing our life-saving medicines in agriculture. Otherwise, the drugs may no longer heal sick people. 

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Apple reversed its longstanding policy against selling spare parts, providing repair instructions, and making repair software tools available to customers.

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Health Care Advocate Maribeth Guarino is part of two rulemaking committees formed as part of bills OSPIRG helped pass last session.

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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.