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 »
The most significant impediment to expanding EPR in the United States today is its narrow, limited constituency. Advocates are hard to find outside of the various states’ product stewardship councils – a specialized subset of environmental activists with negligible influence . . . READ MORE
Human impacts on the natural world have grown to such an extent that scientists have coined the name Anthropocene for the current geological epoch in which humans are increasingly affecting, and sometimes dominating, global geochemical cycles and ecological processes. In . . . READ MORE