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Score One for the Trees: San Francisco Passes Junk Mail Resolution

It's always exciting when a long process begins to bear fruit. From first addressing the issue in 1997, since 2000 New Dream has been one of the louder voices advocating for junk mail reform. San Francisco's recent resolution calling upon California to create a Do Not Mail Registry is a great mom...

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Tags: Activism, Junk mail, Policy, San francisco, Trees
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Victory for Trees: Do Not Junk Registry Resolution Passed in San Francisco

The Paper Planet at www.WhatsInYourPaper.com reported that San Francisco's Board of Supervisors passed a Do Not Junk Registry resolution. New Dream has been wishin' and a-hopin' for something like this for years. Our own Sean Sheehan has travelled the country to compel lawmakers to stop the waste...

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Tags: Do no junk, Junk mail, Paper, Petition, Trees
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Shopping for Low-Impact Packaging vs. China's Recycling Economy

Last week I posted a poll: what ethical considerations trump all others when you're shopping? There is no right answer, as fair trade, organic, cruelty-free, local goods, and items without excess packaging are all good things to look for. Sometimes, though, it helps to have a few facts on hand wh...

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Tags: Bottled water, Junk mail, Plastic, Shopping tips
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