Californians Against Waste Foundation
  • "At a time, when the landscape of California is shriveling up like a pumpkin in front of a house with a lazy dad, it seems especially unwise that farmers are pumping water into food that ends up being used as a garnish for landfills." - John Oliver, Last Week Tonight

    Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Food Waste (HBO) - Duration: 17 minutes.

    • 4 months ago
    Producers, sellers, and consumers waste tons of food. John Oliver discusses the shocking amount of food we don’t eat.

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  • PBS Newshour goes to Salinas, California to put a spotlight on food waste in the United States, and show what people are doing about it.

    Why does almost half of America’s food go to waste? - Duration: 9 minutes, 6 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    Roughly 40 percent of food produced in America never makes it to the table. Whether it rots in the field, is trashed at the supermarket, or thrown out at home, NPR’s Allison Aubrey looks at why goo...
  • Resource Recycling reports that "A six-and-a-half-minute report walking viewers through plastic beverage container recycling has been nominated for a Los Angeles-area Emmy Award." http://resource-recycling.com/node/6056

    CarbonLite: Inside the World's Largest Plastic Bottle Recycling Plant - Duration: 6 minutes, 31 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    CarbonLite is the world's largest "bottle-to-bottle" plastic recycling plant in Riverside, Calif.

    "SoCal Connected" takes a look inside the state-of-the-art facility where billions of plastic bott...
  • "It yields so much life, including our own, so we owe it." - Pharrell Williams in The Plastic Age, a new documentary on ocean plastic pollution.

    The Plastic Age: A Documentary feat. Pharrell Williams (Full Film) - Duration: 17 minutes.

    • 7 months ago
    We all talk about the Stone Age, the Iron Age and the Bronze Age, but what era are we living in right now? People are starting to refer to us as the - far less romantic - Plastic Age. We make 288 m...
  • CAW is proud to cosponsor a ban on plastic microbeads in California with the Story of Stuff Project! Not only do they produce the world's best environmental education videos, they are working to pass legislation that can stop pollution and protect our environment.

    Microbeads - The Story of Stuff Project - Duration: 2 minutes, 12 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    This 2-minute "explainer" shows how tiny plastic microbeads are designed to go down the drain and into our rivers, lakes, and oceans and we can do to stop this ridiculous assault on our public wat...
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  • The Bay vs. The Bag - Duration: 2 minutes, 9 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Join Save The Bay in standing up to the plastics industry and reducing plastic bag pollution to protect our waters and marine animals!
    Take action at http://www.saveSFbay.org/bayvsbag
  • ABC 7 Expose on ADC - Duration: 5 minutes, 46 seconds.

    • 7 years ago
    The Bay Area's ABC 7 News ran this story showcasing the issue of yardwaste being used as Alternative Daily Cover (ADC) on landfills. For more information on this issue, check out:
  • Plastics and Marine Debris - Duration: 6 minutes, 23 seconds.

    • 8 years ago
    The Algalita Marine Research Foundation chronicles the problem of marine debris in our ecosystem in this video entitled "Plastic Debris, Rivers to Sea". 80% of marine debris is land-based and 90%...
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