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Too Little Too Late: Statement from Zero Waste Massachusetts on the Department of Environmental Protection’s just released 2020-2030 Solid Waste Master Plan

October 18, 2021

With one day’s notice, the MA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) held a webinar today at 2pm EST to release their 2020-2030 Solid Waste Master Plan (SWMP).

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Environmental Advocates Deliver 1,800+ Petition Signatures Demanding Action on Building Emissions in Boston

September 20, 2021

Environmental advocates delivered 1,800+ petition signatures to Boston City councillors and the Mayor’s office demanding them to pass a reinforced and updated Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO).

Coalition to Protect Workers’ Rights launches to defend workers’ rights and benefits from Big Tech assault

June 22, 2021

Drivers, advocates, unions, and civil rights groups announce Coalition to stop Uber/Big Gig’s $100M+ campaign to undermine civil rights, wages, and benefits of Mass. workers, urging the

companies to “follow the law.”

Massachusetts new climate law took effect June 25, State’s energy policies must now weigh equity and climate concerns

July 9, 2021

Massachusetts' breakthrough climate law took legal effect June 25, 90 days after it was signed by Gov. Charlie Baker. 

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Safer Cleaning and Disinfecting in the age of COVID 19

March 30, 2021

Recommended Practices and Products to Minimize Exposure to Harmful Chemicals  

Baker signs bill to protect children, families and firefighters from toxic flame retardants

January 1, 2021

“If we learned one thing from 2020, it’s that good public health is the foundation of a strong society. The passage of this bill will contribute to the well being of our most vulnerable as well as all Massachusetts residents."