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Digging into Single-use Plastic Legislation in California

September 22, 2021

Via: Waste360

Two billss related to single-use plastics — AB 1276 and AB 962 — have passed the California assembly and are now on Governor Newsom’s desk for consideration.

AB 1276 is designed to reduce plastic pollution from single-use food and beverage accessories by requiring that utensils, straws, stirrers, and condiment packages only be provided upon request by customers. This bill would expand the state’s plastic straws “upon request” law to include other single-use plastic food and beverage accessories for takeout and food delivery items.

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