Legislative measure would require manufacturers to take back batteries, helping to keep them out of landfills
Denton Record-Chronicle: There comes a point in every person’s life when the TV remote control batteries need to be changed.
How grassroots groups are mobilizing Texans on top issues
Texas Tribune: Five community organizers tell us how they rally people around issues.
Time to can the toxic chemicals
From our blog: Remember a few years ago when news spread about the chemical BPA being banned from plastic baby bottles, pacifiers and sippy cups? A new study shows this potentially harmful chemical is still being widely used in canned food products across the country.
Looking back on our work in 2015
From our blog: Take a look back at TCE and TCE Fund accomplishments in 2015 as we look ahead to fighting pollution in 2016.
Texas environmentalists call for change in Walgreen’s products
CW 39 News Houston: Folks upset with Walgreen’s about chemicals in its products are protesting at the corner of sad and toxic.
Battery recycling bill on table in Texas
E-Scrap News: The Texas Legislature’s serious consideration of a law mandating take-back and recycling for all household batteries sends a signal to other states considering the same, an advocate for the bill says.
Environmental organization makes way through Lubbock
My Fox Lubbock: According to the Texas Campaign for the Environment, about three billion batteries are buried in landfills every year.
Assault on Batteries
The Cap Times Op-Ed: Spectrum insists that used batteries belong in the landfill, even though Rayovac’s UK arm dispatched a press release calling for a take-back program to protect the environment.
Protesting pirates demand change from local company
WISC-TV: Over two dozen environmental protesters from Texas and Madison came together to bring a message to Spectrum Brands.
Spectrum Brands’ ties with Clean Lakes Alliance prompting festival protest
Capital Times: The connection between Spectrum Brands, the maker of Rayovac batteries, and the Clean Lakes Alliance is prompting a protest Saturday at one of the Clean Lakes Alliance’s biggest annual fundraisers, the Clean Lakes Festival.