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 »
Waste360*** What will the solid waste management profession look like in 2030? When I began my work as a public interest advocate two decades ago, climate change and ocean acidification were not . . . READ MORE
The Power Behind Disposability: Why New York City’s ban on polystyrene was vilified, sued, and reversedOriginally posted on Discard Studies On July 1, 2015, New York City banned disposable Styrofoam single-serve containers under Local Law 142. The Mayor’s office estimated that the ban would keep up to 30,000 tons of waste from landfills and . . . READ MORE