California lawmakers propose phasing out plastic products that aren’t recyclable

Los Angeles Times - 2/21/19

Thursday, February 21, 2019

New legislation announced Wednesday would require plastic and other single-use materials sold in California to be either reusable, fully recyclable or compostable by 2030. The measure would also require the state to recycle or otherwise divert from landfills 75% of single-use plastic packaging and products sold or distributed in California, up from the 44% of all solid waste that was diverted as of 2017.

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