An analysis and call-to-action to phase out the most polluting plastic products used in the United States. UPSTREAM co-wrote this report with our friends at 5 Gyres Institute with help from Algalita, Californians Against Waste, Plastic Pollution Coalition, Responsible Purchasing Network, The Story of Stuff, Surfrider Foundation, and Team Marine.
Compostable foodware is a very popular (and expensive) alternative to petroleum-based plastic. Here's nine reasons why Oregon composters don't want your compostable foodware.
Learn about the impact of UPSTREAM's work throughout the world in its annual impact report.
Plastic is a global health crisis hiding in plain sight. Learn about the costs of a plastic planet in this report published by CIEL featuring UPSTREAM's Miriam Gordon.