Walgreens is the largest pharmacy chain in the country. Despite being a company dedicated to health and wellness, they sell products containing chemicals linked to serious health problems such as asthma, learning disabilities, reproductive problems, and cancer. It’s time for Walgreens to phase them out!
Other retailers such as Target and Walmart are taking steps to eliminate harmful chemicals in their supply chains. If they can do it, so can Walgreens. We need you to send the company a message - click here to contact Walgreens officials now.
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West Residents: Sign the Petition for Chemical Safety
Disasters like the accident in West, TX are preventable with appropriate safety standards in place. Please take a moment now to email key State Senators and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to pass good chemical safety bills into law. Click here to sign the petition!
Have an old car taking up space in your driveway? Donate it to TCE Fund! Avoid the hassles of selling your clunker. Free up space in your garage. It's 100% tax deductible. Best of all, it helps us raise money to fight pollution! Click here to learn more about vehicle donation.
TCE is a proud member of the Make It, Take It campaign for sustainable packaging design. Texas cities spend millions of dollars disposing of non-recyclable packaging every year, so we should have a say in how those costs can be lowered.
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Environmental organization makes way through Lubbock
Household batteries are impacting landfills. According to the Texas Campaign for the Environment about three billion batteries are buried in landfills every year. That's why the organization is making its way through Lubbock, door to door, and preparing legislation ahead of the next state session. (My Fox Lubbock)
Getting to Zero: Will Austin's green self-image be realized in its "zero waste" goals?
The Austin Resource Recovery Master Plan, adopted in December 2011, established the goal of achieving "zero waste" by 2040, meaning the city will divert the materials that would have gone to the landfill to other, more environmentally friendly ends.(Austin Chronicle)
One Bin plan faces hurdles
Ever since city officials first announced an ambitious plan to overhaul lackluster recycling in Houston, allowing residents to mix all of their waste in one bin to be sorted and converted into marketable materials at a first-of-its-kind facility, the idea has been dogged by environmental concerns. (Houston Chronicle)