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 and reduce climate disruption through product-focused environmental policies.Read the full story »
On August 19, Matt Prindiville, UPSTREAM Associate Director, presented to the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association (NAHMMA) on The Politics of Extended Producer Responsibility: Moving Forward in Hard Times. NAHMMA is a professional organization dedicated to pollution prevention . . . READ MORE
Arthur Boone, pioneer and leader in California’s recycling efforts, slipped on a samurai-like coat of Capri Sun pouches at the California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA) Annual Conference and Tradeshow last week. Why? To support UPSTREAM and the Make It, Take . . . READ MORE
More than 20 national and state public interest groups released a letter calling on KRAFT Foods to take responsibility for packaging waste. Collectively, these groups urge consumer goods companies to redesign environmentally-harmful packaging and support policies to ensure packaging is . . . READ MORE