Join us in creating it.
But the problem isn't just plastic. It's really the throw-away culture at the root of plastic pollution and a host of other issues.
So we're building a movement to "make throw-away go away" through innovation, policy and culture change. And we want you to join us in changing the world.
We are with you and your families during this difficult time.
UPSTREAM is committed to our mission to help businesses, communities, and individuals eliminate single-use waste while prioritizing safety and sanitation. Please read our team message concerning reusables and single-use to learn more.
"Of all the organizations I work with regularly, UPSTREAM is the one that most inspires me."
Kelly Kryc, Conservation Director, New England Aquarium
“UPSTREAM has been instrumental in helping the global plastic pollution movement scale, and has consistently helped focus the conversation on real solutions.”
Anna Cummins, Co-Founder, 5 Gyres Institute
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“UPSTREAM’s work around the economic benefits of reuse over single-use is essential for me as an entrepreneur.”
Mike Martin, CEO, RCup