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California Assembly Approves Ambitious Measure to Cut Packaging and Plastic Waste by 75% by 2030

by admin | May 31, 2019

Photo by Rick Loomis, Los Angeles Times. Just one day after Senate passes companion measure, AB 1080 approved to phase out top trash items contributing to global pollution crisis SACRAMENTO–Acknowledging the worldwide environmental devastation and health problems wrought by plastic and non-recycled trash, both houses of the California State Legislature have now approved identical first-of-their-kind […]

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News, Press Release

California Senate Approves Ambitious Measure to Cut Packaging and Plastic Waste by 75% by 2030

by admin | May 30, 2019

SB 54 would phase out top trash items that contribute to the global pollution crisis through source reduction and improved recycling SACRAMENTO–Amidst growing awareness of worldwide environmental devastation and health problems wrought by plastic and non-recycled trash, the California State Senate has approved first-of-its-kind legislation to dramatically reduce plastic and packaging waste and jumpstart the […]

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Press Release

New Survey Shows Broad Public Support for Reducing Plastic Pollution, Improving Recycling, and Holding Manufacturers Responsible

by Brett Nadrich | January 26, 2021

Voters in four states expressed widespread approval for passing legislation to reduce plastic pollution in our communities, on land and in our waters, and ensure that polluters pay for the impacts of their products.

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Member Stories, News

BFFP U.S. shares the biggest victories of 2019!

by admin | December 19, 2019

Get to know Break Free From Plastic U.S.! Our groups are campaigning for systems change all across the plastic pollution lifecycle, from extraction to dumping & burning and everything in between. Hear from our members directly on the biggest victories from 2019! – Shilpi Chhotray, Senior Communications Officer, Break Free From Plastic US/Global   Diane […]

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