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Tell Tim Brown: “Respect the Government’s authority to restrict Nestlé’s use of water!”

We took the Forest Service to court over Nestlé’s illegal removal of millions of gallons of water from San Bernardino National Forest in California. Nestlé has challenged the government’s very right to restrict the company’s activities on public lands. Let Tim Brown know: “Nestlé should respect the U.S. government’s authority to restrict Nestlé’s use of water on our public lands!”

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Take a stand. Share your photo. Stop Nestlé.

At the World Water Forum in 2000, Nestlé successfully lobbied to stop water from being declared a universal right. We’re showing Nestlé that the world supports protecting public water, and opposes the wastefulness created by bottling it. Will you help show Nestlé that the public supports protecting our shared water resources?

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Tell Nestle: “Water is a public resource. Stop draining water from our public lands for profit! ”

California citizens are facing mandatory water restrictions, but Nestlé Waters’ bottling plants are operating at full volume. In a period where the state is drying up, California can hardly afford to waste water. It’s time to let Nestle’s CEO know that his refusal to conserve water is unacceptable. If we’re going to live sustainably on this planet, we all need to pitch in...

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Share a Photo – How do you Simplify the Holidays?

From now through the end of December, we’re on a mission to collect pictures and stories from you -our amazing Community- doing all the glorious, delicious, and simple things that make this time of year special; the things you have time to do when you aren’t shopping.

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They’re not Coke’s Parks. They’re OUR National Parks.

Our National Parks are being threatened by plastic pollution from bottled water. The Story of Stuff Community supported National Parks like the Grand Canyon in going bottled-water free. But a recently-introduced congressional amendment is trying to take away these protections. Tell Congressman Keith Rothfus (R) “Stop advocating for Coca-Cola’s rights, and start supporting cleaner parks today!”

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Tell J&J: Stop selling products with microbeads immediately!

Billions of these dirty microplastics are being dumped into the ocean each year. It’s time to stop these horrific polluting products.

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Nestlé: Water is a human right. Start treating it like one!

Across the globe, Nestlé is pushing to privatize and control public water resources. Nestlé’s Chairman of the Board, Peter Brabeck, has explained his philosophy with “The one opinion, which I think is extreme, is represented by the NGOs, who bang on about declaring water a public right. That means as a human being you should have a right to water....

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Tell The Coca-Cola Company: Stop draining the life out of Mehdiganj!

Coca-Cola is determined to drain the village of Mehdiganj, India, dry despite a government order to shut down the plant for using too much water and violating pollution limits. According to Indian authorities, the groundwater level in the village has gone from “safe” to “over-exploited” — the worst designation of groundwater, before it dries up completely —in the time the...

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Tell Halliburton: Stop selling diesel to companies using it illegally!

Halliburton has been caught selling diesel — regulated by the EPA as one of the most toxic substances used in fracking — to companies illegally injecting thousands of gallons of the stuff into the ground across the United States, putting our groundwater at risk of contamination.

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Tell P&G: Remove dangerous toxins from your products immediately!

P&G spends millions using breast cancer awareness to promote its products, but many of those same products contain known carcinogens.

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Restoration Hardware: Stop production of your massive, wasteful mailer!

In recent days, people across the country have encountered a ridiculous “THUD” as the latest Restoration Hardware catalog has landed. The 3,300-page, 17-lb behemoth is causing massive headaches for customers and massive waste for our planet. Across the internet, people are fighting back, organizing on Facebook, Tumblr, and Twitter around the hashtage #DeforestationHardware, and posting pictures of “alternate uses” of...

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It’s “We the People” not “We the Corporations” – Overturn Citizen United v. FEC

In 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a case called Citizens United v. FEC that corporations have a “right” to spend unlimited money influencing elections. Democracy only works when people are in charge — and corporations aren’t people. Add your name to the petition calling for a constitutional amendment to overturn this outrageous ruling and put the people back...

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Let’s Grow Solutions Together!

There are solutions popping up everywhere that are beginning to turn the tide on how we make, use, and throw away Stuff. By focusing on these game-changing solutions, we can steadily build an economy that values things like safer, healthier and more fair as much as we currently value faster, cheaper, and newer. Sign up to join our network of...

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Make National Parks Bottled Water Free!

National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis: Make National Parks Bottled Water Free! By selling and promoting bottled water in our national parks, the bottled water industry is attempting to paint its product green. Coca-Cola and other bottled water corporations are using our parks as a billboard and concession stand for a product that is anything but environmentally friendly. By going...

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