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Open letter to the world’s top plastic polluters: it’s time to change

by admin | November 21, 2019

Dear Coca Cola, Nestlé, PepsiCo, Mondelez International, Unilever, On World Clean Up Day 2019, over 70,000 people went out into their communities to clean up plastic pollution and collect data on the brands they found. After analysing the results of 484 brand audit events in over 50 countries, you have been found to be the […]

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News, Plastic Policies

Opposition Letter to Save our Seas Legislation

by admin | September 25, 2019

September 24th, 2019 Senator Sheldon Whitehouse 717 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC  20510 And Senator Dan Sullivan 302 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC  20510 Re: Opposition to the Save Our Seas 2.0 Act, Senate bill 1982, Senate bill 2260, Senate bill 2364, Senate bill 2372 Dear Senator Whitehouse and Senator Sullivan: The undersigned […]

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News, Press Release

CA Legislature Fails to Act On Ambitious Plastics and Circular Economy Bills

by Californians Against Waste | September 19, 2019

SACRAMENTO— In the final week of session, the California Legislature failed to pass legislation aimed at reducing and recycling single use products and packaging. Senate Bill 54 (Allen, Skinner, Stern, Wiener) and Assembly Bill 1080 (Gonzalez, Calderon, Friedman, Ting), companion measures known jointly as the California Circular Economy and Pollution Reduction Act, would have required manufacturers and producers to […]

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News, Press Release

Big Soda Extorts Legislature To Prohibit Charges on Unsustainable Packaging

by admin | June 29, 2018

California “Soda Tax deal” includes preemption of charges or assessments on packaging Contact: Shilpi Chhotray Senior Communications Officer, #breakfreefromplastic shilpi@breakfreefromplastic.org, 703.400.9986 (mobile) Sacramento, CA – June 28, 2018​ – Today the California Legislature passed, and the Governor signed, Assembly Bill 1838 which would preempt local governments from levying fees and taxes on soda and other […]

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