This summer, Press Play has been looking at cities overrun with tourism in a series called #stayhome. Today we look at what local governments and travelers themselves can do to ensure tourism is more sustainable and respectful.
How to curb overtourism
From this Episode:
What does the GOP's tepid embrace of gun reform say about the party?
Gun control measures are picking up steam in Congress, and not just among Democrats.
8 min, 21 sec
New allegations of sexual abuse and a coverup in the Boy Scouts
This week, lawyers for the group Abused in Scouting say there are more than 350 previously unreported predators among the Boy Scouts, and hundreds of new potential victims.
8 min, 32 sec
Trump's proposed changes to food stamps could hit California hard
If you receive food stamps, you’re living on the economic margins, and the stamps usually just give you that extra boost to keep enough in the pantry for your family. But...
8 min, 9 sec
Why are hundreds of California recycling centers closing?
Recycling centers -- those places where you bring your bottles and cans and get a little change in return – are closing. On Monday, nearly 300 of those centers were shut...
7 min, 13 sec
The environmental push to remove water from cleaning products
The first ingredient in most cleaning products is water. In some cases, water makes up more than 90% of household cleaners, like detergent, floor cleaner, and shampoo.
6 min, 23 sec