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DART’s Departure not about Economics, but Ego 

Foam Ban a Convenient Excuse for DART’s Departure from Maryland

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Board of Directors Announcement of Executive Director Resignation

Ashley Van Stone will resign later this year. Search for new leader commencing in September.

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Trash Free Maryland Statement Regarding the Passing of Advocacy Director, Kim Lamphier

It is with very heavy hearts that we share the passing of our Advocacy Director, Kim Lamphier. Kim passed away on Friday, August 30, after a courageous battle with cancer. She remained tenacious and upbeat while enduring treatment, and her…

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Cheers to Clean Water 2019

Volunteer registration is now open for one of six locations in Baltimore.

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Baltimore Bag Bill 2019

Learn how you can support banning plastic bags in Baltimore.

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Can Litter Affect Mental Health?

What we’re starting to learn about a connection between clean communities and wellness.

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Reflection on Thirty Straight Days of Fighting Litter

For the past month, I’ve been excited to be one of dozens of people in Baltimore and across the state of Maryland picking up litter every day for thirty days. This is the second year Trash Free Maryland has shared…

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A victory three years, and many partners, in the making

Maryland becomes first state to ban foam food containers

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30 Days of Action

Events and opportunities to support a Trash Free MD this spring.

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Press Release: Maryland Passes Ban on Expanded Polystyrene Foam Food Containers

Maryland Passes Ban on Expanded Polystyrene Foam Food Containers Becomes First to Enact Statewide Legislation April 4, 2019 Contact: Ashley Van Stone, Executive Director, ashley@trashfreemaryland.org, 407-361-1009 ANNAPOLIS, MD — On Wednesday the Maryland General Assembly passed legislation banning expanded polystyrene…

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