Dec. 1 - 550 Groups Urge President-elect Biden to Stop New Plastic Projects, Regulate Petrochemical Industry, Reduce Plastic Pollution
Sept. 24 - Today in the U.S. Senator Tom Udall introduced the Plastic Pellet Free Waters Act to prohibit the discharge and pollution of pre-production plastic pellets.
Sept. 1 - The Plastics Free California initiative is heading to the November 2022 ballot after qualifying with 870,000 voters signatures — significantly more than the 623,212 signatures required.
Aug. 14 - Supporters of an initiative to reduce plastic waste submitted more than 870,000 voter signatures to qualify the Plastics Free California initiative for the ballot – significantly more than the 623,212 signatures required.
April 1 - Earlier this month, the Plastics Industry Association requested that the U.S. Department of Health endorse the idea that “single-use plastic products are the most sanitary choice when it comes to many applications,” amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar. 25 - As COVID-19 continues to spread, surrogates of plastics and petrochemical manufacturers have promoted fear of reusable bags in order to help industry sell more plastic.