Take Action on These Important Issues
The Massachusetts Sierra Club urges you to take action on these
important issues by telling your legislators to support key bills.
Will the Legislature
act on the Bottle Bill by the deadline?
Updated Bottle Bill is the single most effective recycling and
litter-reducing tool we have. But despite huge support, it's been
languishing in the Legislature for over a twelve years.
Click here to tell your legilators that this is the last chance they
have to pass this bill. If they drop the ball, we head to the ballot.
Ban Plastic Bags
Single-use plastic bags represent one of the greatest
environmental catastrophes of our generation. It is estimated that
60-80% of all debris in the ocean is land-based plastic. Plastics take
hundreds of years to break down at sea and most types never truly
Click here to take action!
Keep Mercury Out of the Trash
is one of the most dangerous toxins in our environment. Even low-level
exposure can permanently damage the brain and nervous system,
especially among children. The sources of this mercury are primarily
from burning coal and from trash incineration, making its way into the
air we breathe and food we eat, especially fish. Mercury is found in
lamps and thermostats, which are rarely disposed of properly. There
are bills being considered by the state legislature that would require
manufacturers to take responsibility for keeping mercury out of the
Click here for more about Mercury.
Take Action: Tell your legislator to support the adoption
of the language from Mercury bills H.802 and H.814.
Click here to
tell your legislators that you want strong protections from Mercury.
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