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Nov 17, 2016, 10:30 ET New 2017 "National Green Pages" is Definitive Consumer Resource for Responsible Shopping for the Holidays and Every Day

Green America is unveiling today its newest issue of National Green Pages (NGP), the ultimate sourcebook for green living, purchasing and...


Nov 16, 2016, 13:32 ET Green America: Failure Of Trans Pacific Partnership Good News For American People And The Planet

Green America welcomes the news that Congress and the White House are unable to forge a path forward for the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). The...


Oct 25, 2016, 10:00 ET Protest On National Mall: "Practice What You Print" Campaign Pushes Smithsonian Magazine To Use Recycled Paper

Green America rallied today on the National Mall to raise awareness of its "Practice What You Print" campaign. The organization is calling on...


Aug 25, 2016, 10:54 ET "MAKE PB&J GREAT AGAIN": Green America's GMO Inside Campaign Urges Smucker's to Drop GMOs and Related Pesticides

Today, Green America's GMO Inside campaign launched a major push – "Smucker's: Make PB&J Great Again" – to get The J.M. Smucker...


Aug 17, 2016, 10:00 ET Green America Urges Disney to Address Worker Abuses in Chinese Factories Making "Frozen" Dolls, Other Toys

With holiday shopping less than three months away, Green America is calling on consumers nationwide to send a message to Disney CEO Robert Iger...


Mar 10, 2016, 11:00 ET 3 U.S. Small Businesses Recognized for Green "Do-It-Yourself" Products and Services

Small businesses in Colorado, Indiana and Tennessee that promote green do-it-yourself (DIY) products and services were announced today as the...


Feb 02, 2016, 12:30 ET Green America Congratulates Hellmann's for Major Step on Non-GMO Products

Green America congratulates Unilever on two new products announced today—Hellmann's organic mayonnaise and Hellmann's "Carefully Crafted"...


Feb 01, 2016, 15:00 ET Green America Strongly Supports Senator Udall's Clean Energy Victory Bonds Amendment To The Senate Energy Bill

 Green America, the nation's leading green economy organization, strongly supports an amendment (#3102) to the Senate Energy Bill (S. 2012)...


Jan 13, 2016, 11:07 ET Green America: State Of The Union Address Is Starting Point For Green Economy Benefitting All Americans

 In his final State of the Union Address last night, President Obama highlighted the need for all Americans to move beyond divisiveness and...


Jan 08, 2016, 14:00 ET Green America: Major Step Forward Seen In Campbell's Support For National Mandatory GMO Labeling Standard, Voluntary Labeling Of Products In Absence Of Standard

 Green America congratulates the Campbell Soup Company on its support of federal legislation to establish a single mandatory labeling standard...


Dec 18, 2015, 14:30 ET Green America: More Needed to Protect Human & Environmental Health in U.S. Toxic Substances Reform

 Changes will be needed to the toxic chemical reform bill passed last night by a voice vote in the U.S. Senate, according to the nonprofit...


Dec 03, 2015, 11:00 ET Clean Energy Victory Bond Push in Congress Would Steer $150 Billion to Clean Energy

With all eyes on the U.S. at the climate talks in Paris, the Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2015 has been introduced in Congress. The...


Nov 30, 2015, 11:00 ET As Paris Climate Talks Begin, Green America Calls For Strong, Global Governmental Action And US Leadership

 As world leaders arrive for the Paris climate negotiations, Green America, the leading U.S. green economy organization, is urging U.S. and...


Nov 20, 2015, 20:00 ET New Green America Campaign Calls Out Hasbro And Disney For Sweatshop-made Toys

One week before the "Black Friday," Green America, the DC-based consumer advocacy organization, is launching a campaign calling on Disney and...


Nov 12, 2015, 10:30 ET Green America Launches Groundbreaking Program To Drive Industries To Design More Sustainable Supply Chains

Green America, the nation's leading green economy organization, today introduces its new Center for Sustainability Solutions, which promotes...


Nov 06, 2015, 13:00 ET Green America Applauds President Obama's Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline

After years of deliberation, President Obama demonstrated his support for an economy that supports human and environmental health, and that helps...


Nov 05, 2015, 12:37 ET Green America: Congress Should Reject The TPP

Following the public release of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement text, Green America's Executive Co-Director, Todd Larsen,...


Nov 25, 2014, 10:01 ET SafeGreenToys.org: Celebrate The Holidays With Gifts That Are Better For Your Child And The World

 Parents who want to celebrate the holidays with gift ideas that are better for their children and the world will find a wide range of...


Sep 11, 2014, 09:56 ET National "Green Kids" Winners Announced in People & Planet Small Business Contest

Three small business winners were announced today for Green America's quarterly "People & Planet Award," which recognizes innovative small U.S....


Aug 14, 2014, 08:39 ET Green America: Apple Takes First Steps To Protect Workers From Toxins

 Green America announced today that it is pleased with Apple's August 13 announcement that it is taking first steps to protect the workers who...


Jul 10, 2014, 08:30 ET Petition Urges Samsung To Stop Child Labor, Other Abuse Of Workers In Chinese Cell Phone Manufacturing Facility

 Global electronics giant Samsung should immediately cease child labor abuses at its cell phone supplier factory in China, according to the...


Feb 11, 2014, 10:30 ET Is Their Coal In Your Credit Card? Green America Ranks Top Cards And Urges "Breaking Up" With Mega Banks For Valentine's Day

 Concerned consumers who do not want to do business with banks that support coal-fired power plants and coal mining should take the opportunity...


Dec 18, 2013, 15:50 ET GMO Inside Applauds Whole Foods' Decision to Drop Chobani Yogurt

GMO Inside, a campaign of national non-profit Green America, issued the following statement today: "We applaud Whole Foods' decision today to drop...


Jul 16, 2013, 11:25 ET Start Keeping it "Real," Chobani -- National Campaign Calls on Yogurt Brand to Live Up to Ads and Stop Using Milk From Cows Fed GMOs

GMO Inside Pulls The Lid Off Chobani For Claiming To Be "Real" And "Natural" While Using Milk From GMO-Fed Cows  Chobani is the United...


May 01, 2013, 10:47 ET Is Your Baby Part Of A Risky Science Experiment? National Coalition Calls On Big 3 Infant Formula Brands To Remove GMO ingredients And Protect American Babies

Similac, Enfamil, and Gerber Good Start – who combined account for more than 90% of all infant formula sales in the U.S. – are exposing...