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Sep 26, 2018, 09:30 ET Rosario Dawson And Ron Finley Promote Effort To Go Beyond Sustainability And Become "Regenerative" With Climate Victory Gardens Video

Green America and Kiss the Ground today premiered a new video on Upworthy featuring actress and political activist Rosario Dawson, and Gangsta...


Aug 16, 2018, 09:00 ET Green America Urges CVS To Improve Receipt Practices, Keep Pace With Leading Retail Chains

Green America launched its "Skip the Slip, CVS" campaign urging the pharmacy giant to improve its paper receipt practices to keep pace with other...


Mar 06, 2018, 10:00 ET Major Food Companies Join to Address Climate Change and Healthy Soils by Creating a New Standard Focused on Regenerative Agriculture

The Carbon Underground and Green America, in partnership with Ben & Jerry's (Unilever), DanoneWave, Annie's (General Mills), and MegaFood have begun...


Mar 01, 2018, 10:30 ET Verizon Flunks Green America Scorecard Grading Wireless Companies On Clean Energy

Cell phone consumers concerned about clean energy and climate change will want to think long and hard about choosing or staying with Verizon, which...


May 04, 2017, 15:00 ET Green Businesses Nationwide Urge Trump Administration to Stay in the Paris Climate Agreement

Green America's Green Business Network is urging the Trump Administration to keep the United States in the Paris Climate Agreement. This historic...


Dec 14, 2016, 11:00 ET Green America Delivers Thousands Of Petitions To Push Smithsonian Magazine Towards Using Recycled Paper

Green America delivered a recycled "Christmas Tree" representing over 11,000 petition signatures to Smithsonian Enterprises. The petition signers...


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 Company, America's...


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...


Apr 20, 2016, 02:16 ET Green America: Support Continues To Build For Clean Energy Victory Bonds

Building on growing bipartisan momentum, Green America, the nation's leading green economy organization, will continue to promote Clean Energy...


Apr 05, 2016, 10:00 ET "Practice What You Print" Campaign Urges Smithsonian Magazine to Begin Using Recycled Paper

In its latest campaign to move the magazine industry to recycled paper, the nonprofit Green America today launched "Practice What You Print,...


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 winners ...


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" egg-free...


Feb 01, 2016, 03:00 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) introduced ...


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 work...


Jan 08, 2016, 02:00 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 for...


Dec 18, 2015, 02:30 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 Green...


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 legislation...


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 global...


Nov 20, 2015, 08:00 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 Hasbro...


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, 01:00 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, issued...


May 26, 2015, 04:47 ET Green America's GMO Inside Campaign Applauds Abbott Offering Non-GMO Similac Infant Formula

Green America, a national nonprofit organization working to create a green economy, issued the following statement today in response to Abbott...


Apr 27, 2015, 12:22 ET Green America Applauds Chipotle's Removal Of GMOs From Its Foods

Green America, a national nonprofit organization working to create a green economy, issued the following statement today in response to Chipotle's...