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 »
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
There’s a battle going on in the United States over who should pay for managing products and packaging when consumers are finished with them. In Europe and Canada the principles of polluter pays and producer-consumer responsibility for waste have been . . . READ MORE