Blog

 | by
Faye Park
President, PIRG; Executive Vice President, The Public Interest Network

This pandemic year intensified both our waste generation and our grasp of its unsustainability.

 | by
Matt Casale
Director, Environment Campaigns

Our new progress report finds that despite the need to rebuild many federal agencies and tackle the COVID-19 crisis, the Biden administration has already taken numerous steps to restore environmental protections.

Unrestrained by the Right to Repair, companies test the boundaries of ownership. People are pushing back, and recently forced the craft device maker Cricut to abandon a change to its terms of use. 

Lawmakers and FTC commissioners agree that it’s time to protect consumers’ Right to Repair 

Environmental advocates support ‘Right to Repair’ legislation

 | by
Patricia Kelmar
Director, Health Care Campaigns

Some consumers continue to be billed for COVID tests and vaccines. So let's get the story straight here.

It's illegal to void a product's warranty simply because it receives an "unauthorized" repair.

 | by
Matt Casale
Director, Environment Campaigns

Environment America Research & Policy Center, U.S. PIRG Education Fund and Frontier Group have worked for decades to identify and promote solutions to the climate crisis. We have compiled this list of resources to help the public and decision-makers understand and act on the key components of President Biden’s announcement.

U.S. PIRG and Environment America went on a virtual road trip to discuss policies to combat the plastic pollution crisis

The Transportation and Climate Initiative is an opportunity to tackle transportation emissions in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic.