Article Type: Blog Post

Looking Back at Save the Bay’s Win Against Polystyrene

Last semester, MaryPIRG’s Save the Bay campaign, a group of students focused on eliminating waste in local habitats, succeeded in helping to pass a statewide bill to phase out the use of polystyrene (commonly known as “Styrofoam”) cups and containers… Read more

MaryPIRG Fall 2019 Kick Off

More than a hundred students of all years and majors came to MaryPIRG’s kick off event in the Adele H. Stamp Student Union last Monday evening. With overviews and breakout groups for all five current campaigns, food donated by Stamp,… Read more

2019 Global Climate Strike

The United States is one of the top producers in the world of global greenhouse gas emissions.  We have a huge responsibility as citizens of this country to help mitigate climate change and it’s effects on the most vulnerable people… Read more

MaryPIRG’s Track Record of Change: 5 Big Wins

As UMD’s student led- activist organization, MaryPIRG, enters another fall semester with energized leadership, five exciting campaigns (one of them brand new to PIRG), and new tactics that will stir things up on campus, we thought it would be helpful… Read more