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Corporate Responsibility Splashes All Over The Place At First Data In Omaha

“First Data and KKR work together to measure and improve the environmental performance of our business through the Green Portfolio Program established with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF).”

That’s the promise that comes from First Data, an online payment company with an avowed vision to “To shape the future of global commerce by delivering the [...]

Donations: Charity:Water and the ACLU

Every time we sell one of our sweatshop-free shirts, we set aside one dollar of the proceeds to donate to a U.S. political organization fighting the good fight. We set aside another dollar to donate to the betterment of people living outside the United States. This month, we’re sending our international donation to Charity:Water, a [...]

Most American Rivers Are In Foul Condition

Yesterday, the Environmental Protection Agency released a report on the ecological health of American rivers and streams. It’s the first survey of its kind – and the results are not good.

Among the findings:

– 55 percent of the sampled sites are in poor condition for aquatic life

– 40 percent of rivers and streams [...]

Irregular Times Donations: Charity Water and the Sunlight Foundation

Here at Irregular Times, we sell sweatshop-free t-shirts to keep the website going, but we want to do more than that. Part of our way of being ethical about the t-shirt sales we make is to make sure they’re made and printed in the USA, where labor standards are higher than in the sweatshop-soaked countries [...]

NASA Planning To Drop Giant Water Ball On American Midwest

Why is NASA devoting its resources to planning for the sucking of all the water on our planet into a giant ball that will go rolling across the Great Plains into St. Louis? It’s almost as if all those government scientists know something that we don’t know. [...]

Get Bottled Water Pollution Out Of America’s National Parks!

55 National Parks in the United States are actually encouraging people to litter with water bottles. National Parks are not just allowing people to bring disposable plastic bottles of water into the parks, the National Parks are themselves selling bottled water to hikers. [...]

More Shirt Sale Donations: Sanitary Water Projects and Occupy Maine

With another set of made-in-the-USA shirt sales coming in, it’s time again for the writers of Irregular Times to keep our commitment and make donations to international human relief and to American political action. This round of donations goes out to Charity Water, which brings sanitary water systems to poor communities internationally, and to Occupy [...]

Irregular Times Donations: DC Occupation And Charity:Water

Every time someone buys one of our sweatshop-free shirts at Skreened, we promise to donate one dollar to a domestic political cause and another dollar to help out poor people living overseas. This time around, our international donation goes to Charity:Water, which helps drill wells for safe drinking water in remote villages that currently have [...]

Jobs And Conservation From Alabama Environmental Council

The Alabama Environmental Council is just one example of the way that environmentalism is creating economic opportunity and cutting waste. [...]

Domestic and International Donations: ACLU and Charity:Water

Whenever someone buys one of our sweatshop-free shirts at Skreened, we set aside a dollar to donate to a domestic political cause and another dollar to donate to charity for overseas assistance.

This time, we’ve sent a donation to Charity:Water to help build sanitary water systems in impoverished communities, because despite what some people insist, [...]

Friends of the Mississippi Press Pawlenty to Protect Minnesota Water Habitat

There’s something messy and brown seeping into Minnesota politics.

Nearly four years ago, the Minnesota state legislature mandated that the state Department of Natural Resources revise regulations to reduce gigantic docks jutting into rivers and lakes and also to reduce the amount of human sewage flowing into Minnesota waters. Since waterfront building regulations were issued [...]