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100% Renewable Energy
Nothing we use for a few minutes should threaten our health and pollute our future for hundreds of years. We’re calling for campus, city, and statewide bans on single use plastic products, including plastic bags, straws and take-out foam cups and containers.
Hunger and Homelessness
Make Textbooks Affordable
To ensure that every student has access to the high-quality educational materials they need, we’re pushing campuses to switch to free, open textbooks.
Modernize The Vote
New Voters Project
Young people are the largest and most diverse group of potential voters in the country. We’re making sure they register to vote and get to the polls to make their voices heard.
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Stop the Overuse of Antibiotics
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UConnPIRG campaigns to reduce textbook spending
We should recruit UConnPIRG’s successful tactics as we drive ahead
Making Change Happen: UConn PIRG’s plans for the fall semester
Connecticut takes steps to reduce plastic waste, bans single-use plastic grocery bags
‘This is a Vote on Student Power:’ UConnPIRG, The Daily Campus, SUBOG up for fee reaffirmation
Student PIRGs Partners with Environment America, Students And Faculty To Urge Colleges And Universities To Shift To 100 Percent Clean, Renewable Power
Dining Services switches from plastic to paper bags
UConn PIRG hosts student talent showcase for hunger and homelessness awareness
UConnPIRG hosts ‘Ballot Block Party’
OPEN TEXTBOOKS PILOT RENEWED, SAVING COLLEGE STUDENTS UP TO $50 MILLION
Take action for Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week! November 13-21
H&H Week 2021