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Tell Whole Foods: Move Beyond Plastic

Whole Foods has led on plastics in the past, but the company recently got an "F" in a report by As You Sow for failing to tackle plastic pollution. Tell Whole Foods' CEO to get rid of single-use plastics in its stores.

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A major new CFPB report assails the Big 3 credit bureaus for a series of excuses, “deficiencies” and failures. CFPB found that “Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion routinely failed to fully respond to consumers with errors.” Wow.

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A diverse coalition of repair shops, security experts, school district representatives, digital equity groups, consumer advocates and environmental non-profits urged the Washington House committee on Thursday to pass “Right to Repair'' legislation – House Bill 1810 (Gregerson). Similar to other repair legislation around the country, HB 1810 aims to tackle the growing problem of unrepairable electronic products by requiring cell phone, laptop and tablet manufacturers to make parts, tools and manuals available to consumers and independent repair shops.

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On January 13, 2022, WashPIRG's Advocate Nicole Walter testified before the Washington House Committee on Consumer Protection and Business in support of House Bill 1810, a proposed "Right to Repair" bill to tackle the growing problem of unrepairable electronic products by requiring cell phone, laptop and tablet manufacturers to make parts, tools and manuals available to consumers and independent repair shops.

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Switching from one dirty fuel source to another isn’t the public health or climate progress we need.  

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Google’s parent company, Alphabet*, faces shareholder proposal because of history of repair restrictions

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