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Collaboration Needed to Mitigate Plastic Waste in Utah

September 5, 2019

Via: Waste360

In order for the state of Utah to break away from its reliance on plastic materials, it will take a collaborative effort among consumers, companies and lawmakers. That’s according to an ABC 4 report that breaks down plastic use statistics and potential preventative actions that can be implemented to reduce plastic waste.

According to the report, in 2016, 2017 and 2018, Utah Sen. Jani Iwamoto attempted to pass a bill that would require companies to sell single-use plastic bags for a small fee. That bill, however, failed to pass.

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