Who is UPSTREAM?
UPSTREAM is a national environmental organization dedicated to creating a healthy, sustainable, and equitable society by addressing the root causes of environmental harm. Our mission is to advance sustainability, end plastic pollution and reduce climate disruption through product-focused environmental policies.Read the full story »
“Competing Visions of Sustainability: Scarcity or Abundance?” at the University of Maine, Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, on September 14, 2015. “Sustainability” has become the master term for . . . READ MORE
The New York City Council adopted a ban on all foodservice Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) (commonly referred to as StyrofoamTM) and EPS packing peanuts in December 2013. At that time, Mayor Bloomberg was eager to have the EPS ban be part . . . READ MORE
As the new Program Director for UPSTREAM, some may not know that for the last four sessions, I spent my afternoons and evenings in the thick of the Rhode Island legislative process, and I think I have seen it . . . READ MORE