Environmental Issues: Environmental Justice
All Documents in Environmental Justice Tagged what you can do
- You Can Beat City Hall - Community Action Tips
- These community-action tips will get you started in fighting the introduction of polluters into your neighborhood.
Documents Tagged what you can do in All Sections
- How to Reduce Your Energy Consumption
Tips for conserving electricity and cutting your energy costs
- Energy efficiency and renewable energy represent the fastest, cleanest and least expensive ways to reduce our electricity use -- and our dependence on oil. Here, some tips on doing just that, for both individuals and businesses -- along with links to other resources that will help you conserve even more.
- Buying Carbon Offsets: What You Need to Know
When combined with other energy-saving efforts, carbon offsets can help you green your home, office and travel.
- When combined with other personal energy-saving efforts, carbon offsets can help you green your home, office and travel. But the key is to shrink your own carbon output first.
- Get the Lead Out
- Children across the nation face the risk of lead poisoning, but steps can be taken to protect them.
- What to Do About E-Waste
A helpful how-to guide for keeping your computers, cell phones and other used electronics out of landfills.
- A helpful how-to guide for keeping your computers, cell phones and other used electronics out of landfills.
For additional policy documents, see the NRDC Document Bank.
Get Updates and Alerts
- Over 100 Pages Long: The List of Problems with California's Draft Environmental Report on Fracking
- posted by Giulia C.S. Good Stefani, 3/26/15
- New York's Energy Revolution Will Mean More Clean and Renewable Power Projects in Low- to Moderate-Income Neighborhoods
- posted by Raya Salter, 3/23/15
- Nothing Says Love Like Petroleum Coke Dust
- posted by Meleah Geertsma, 3/11/15
NRDC Gets Top Ratings from the Charity Watchdogs
- Charity Navigator awards NRDC its 4-star top rating.
- Worth magazine named NRDC one of America's 100 best charities.
- NRDC meets the highest standards of the Wise Giving Alliance of the Better Business Bureau.
- Hidden Danger
- A large percentage of U.S. Latinos live and work in urban and agricultural areas where they face heightened danger of exposure to air pollution, unsafe drinking water, pesticides, and lead and mercury contamination.
- Asthma and Air Pollution
- Bad air can bring on asthma attacks; tracking air quality and controlling pollution from cars, factories and power plants can help.