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Statehouses hit by bevy of bag bills

Published: February 14, 2017
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plastic bag regulationsWhen it comes to plastic bag legislation, 2017 may be the storm after the storm. After the high-profile battle over California’s statewide plastic bag ban, legislators in at least 16 states have introduced bills related to bags this year.

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California lawmakers advance pair of plastics-recycling bills

Published: September 13, 2016
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The CalifoPlastic Bottles / Genebacom, Shutterstockrnia legislature passed a bill requiring beverage companies to publicly report the amount of post-consumer PET they use. And a separate piece of legislation sent to the governor extends a plastics-recycling subsidy programs for one year.

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In other news: March 28, 2016

Published: March 28, 2016
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In other recycling newsHouston council members approve a contract continuing curbside recycling but jettisoning glass, and newspapers resist joining British Columbia’s printed paper and packaging stewardship group.

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