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Today Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Representative Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) reintroduced the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act, the most comprehensive bill to address the plastic pollution crisis ever introduced in Congress.

The Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act of 2021 expands and improves upon a previous version of the bill proposing proven solutions to protect impacted communities, reform our broken recycling system, and shift the financial burden of waste management off of municipalities and taxpayers to where it belongs: the producers of plastic waste.

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The Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act of 2021 builds upon state and local laws across the country with proven plastic reduction strategies. 

WASHINGTON—Tomorrow, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Representative Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) will reintroduce the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act, the most comprehensive bill to address the plastic pollution crisis ever introduced in Congress. The Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act of 2021 expands and improves upon an earlier version of the bill utilizing proven solutions to protect impacted communities, reform our broken recycling system, and shift the financial burden of waste management off of municipalities and taxpayers to where it belongs: the producers of plastic waste.

There are over 350 million tons of plastic produced each year, of which 91 percent is not recycled. The U.S. generates the most plastic waste per capita of any country and exports 225 shipping containers of plastic waste per day to countries with limited or nonexistent waste management systems, where plastic may be crudely processed in unsafe facilities and incinerated in open areas, creating additional pollution and health problems. 

“Many of us were taught the three R’s—reduce, reuse, and recycle—and figured that as long as we got our plastic items into those blue bins, we could keep our plastic use in check and protect our planet,” said Senator Merkley. “But the reality has become much more like the three B’s—buried, burned, or borne out to sea. The impacts on Americans’ health, particularly in communities of color and low-income communities, are serious. Plastic pollution is a full-blown environmental and health crisis, and it’s time that we pass this legislation to get it under control.”

Plastic causes damage at every step of its lifecycle, disproportionately harming communities of color, low-income communities and Indigenous communities by polluting the air, water, and soil. “The plastic that we use in our everyday life, and the chemicals that are used to make those items, are being emitted in the air, and we’re breathing that,” said Sharon Lavigne, Founder of RISE St. James. “I want our grandchildren to grow up with clean air, clean water, clean soil.”

Plastic waste disposal by incineration and landfill further harms frontline and fenceline communities where these facilities are sited. “Detroit’s Incinerator shut down in 2019, yet my community still suffers respiratory and heart problems caused by 33-years of burning trash and plastics near our homes,” said KT Andresky, Campaign Organizer at Breathe Free Detroit. “We need political leaders to stand for justice and clean air, end all incineration, and support robust zero waste practices nationwide.”

The Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act will address these environmental justice concerns directly by: 

  • Holding corporations accountable for their pollution, and requiring producers of plastic products to design, manage, and finance waste and recycling programs.
  • Pressing pause on new and expanding plastic facilities until critical environment and health protections are put in place.
  • Incentivizing businesses to make reusable products that can actually be recycled.
  • Reducing and banning certain single-use plastic products that are not recyclable.
  • Creating a nationwide beverage container refund program, and establishing minimum recycled content requirements for containers, packaging, and food-service products.
  • Generating massive investments in domestic recycling and composting infrastructure.

“For decades we have treated our land, waterways, and oceans as dumping grounds for our plastic waste. Today, we are reaping what we have sown and now face a global plastic pollution crisis,” said Congressman Lowenthal. “We are on a precipice and we are running out of time to deal with this crisis of our own creation before it reaches a point of no return. As a major exporter of plastics waste, our nation has a responsibility and a duty to act now and act decisively. Our legislation applies one of the core principles of environmental law: ‘the polluter pays.’ It is time for multi-billion-dollar companies to step up and cover the costs of cleaning up the waste from their products. This legislation is a bold first step on the path to implementing lasting solutions.”

As the United States builds back from our ongoing health and economic crisis, we can do so better with systemic reforms that provide equitable protection against the environmental and health damage caused by plastics, while also creating new jobs. In fact, zero waste systems create over ​200 times as many jobs​ as landfills and incinerators, yielding both the most environmental benefits and the most jobs of any waste management approach.

“The 250,000 businesses the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) represents understand how plastic waste and toxins unnecessarily burden our economy and our lives,” said David Levine, ASBC President.  “Solutions exist and can be expanded with research and development of new, safer, reusable and recyclable materials and innovative processes which will cut business costs and create economic opportunities and new jobs.”

The Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act will reduce plastic production before it ever has a chance to pollute by phasing out unnecessary single-use plastic products, pausing new plastic facilities, holding companies accountable for their waste, and expanding reuse and refill programs. “Too often, consumers face an impossible choice between buying products wrapped in single-use plastics or going without everyday, basic necessities,” said Kelsey Lamp, Protect Our Oceans Campaign Director for Environment America. “All this plastic makes its way into our waterways where it harms wildlife. The Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act would put wildlife over waste by making producers responsible for their wasteful single-use plastic packaging.”

“It is easy to visualize the plastic crisis our planet faces as it manifests in the accumulation of physical pollution throughout our oceans, waterways, and land,” said Logan Welde, Staff Attorney, Director of Legislative Affairs, Clean Air Council. “However, less visible are the devastating effects on our health and air quality from the production, transportation, use, and disposal of these products. These effects are often disproportionately evidenced in low-income communities and communities of color near production sites.”

Halting plastic production would immediately relieve these impacts and allow for the needed evaluation of hazardous industrial processes. “If environmental justice groups are not at the table at the beginning, or even convening that table, then we aren’t going to make relevant policy with shared benefit to all, especially those communities most harmed by the plastic crisis,” said Stiv Wilson, Peak Plastic Foundation Co-Director. “Our new film, Breathe This Air, is the first in the #PlasticJustice film series that centers environmental justice perspectives and the profound harm experienced by communities living in the shadow of plastic production and disposal.” 

Recognizing that the plastic pollution crisis is one of the most pressing challenges facing the world today, youth advocates are leading the way forward to a healthier, more sustainable, and more just future. “Young leaders understand their future is threatened by our fossil fuel economy, from fracked plastic production to ingestion of toxic microplastics that now permeate our biosphere,” said Debby Lee Cohen, Executive Director, Cafeteria Culture. “Passing the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act will bring us one giant step closer to protecting our children and vulnerable communities from the dangers of plastic pollution. Young leaders are and will continue to be key to solving the connected crises of plastic pollution, environmental justice, and climate change.”

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Convening Organizations: Algalita, American Sustainable Business Council, Beyond Plastics, Buckeye Environmental Network, Breathe Free Detroit, Cafeteria Culture, Center for International Environmental Law, Center for Biological Diversity, Clean Air Council, Environment America, Fenceline Watch, GreenLatinos, Greenpeace, Lost Art of Love Letters, Oceana, Peak Plastic Foundation, Plastic Pollution Coalition, Ohio Poor’s People Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, Surfrider Foundation, Texas Campaign for the Environment, The Center for Oceanic Awareness, Research, and Education, UPSTREAM, U.S. PIRG, Zero Waste Washington, 5 Gyres.

New report by #BreakFreeFromPlastic and Coalition member organizations and allies identifies 13 solutions to reduce the environmental and health impacts of plastics, as well as five false solutions that should not receive federal funding

WASHINGTON— More than 250 organizations, including dozens of members of the #breakfreefromplastic​ movement, today released 13 recommendations for the Biden-Harris Administration and Congress to include in a stimulus package, infrastructure bill, and/or climate change legislation, in order to address the devastating impacts caused by plastic pollution.

The report is available in Englishand Spanish.

As the United States builds back from our ongoing health and economic crisis, these systemic reforms would provide equitable protection against the environmental and health damage caused by plastics. By investing a minimum of $1.3 billion in solutions, the federal government would protect the health of the communities on the frontlines of extraction, plastic production and incineration (which are also being ​disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic​), stimulate innovation and jobs, and promote public health, cleaner communities, healthy oceans, and a more sustainable economy.

“The way federal tax dollars are spent reflects the priorities of the nation. Just as our country is wisely moving away from subsidizing fossil fuel production, we should stop funding fracked plastics. Instead, Congress should support innovation that provides alternatives to plastics. These alternatives are good for the environment, prevent pollution in environmental justice communities, and create local jobs,” said ​Judith Enck, President of Beyond Plastics and former EPA Regional Administrator​.

In a new report, 13 priorities to help transform the country’s extractive, throwaway culture into a regenerative, inclusive one that is good for our economy and environment were identified:

  1. $150 Million for Government Facilities, Educational Institutions, and Public Lands To Shift To Reusable Products
  2. $25 Million to Investigate and Pursue Violations of Environmental Laws by the Petrochemical Industry in Environmental Justice Communities
  3. $6 Million to Install Water Refill Stations to Replace Single-Use Plastic Water Bottles at National Parks and Across Public Lands
  4. $50 Million to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to Improve Data Collection and Better Regulate the Plastics Industry
  5. $150 Million for Research on the Health Impacts of Plastics
  6. $500 Million to the EPA for Recycling Programs and Materials Recovery Facilities for Non-Plastic Recyclables
  7. $250 Million for Composting
  8. $50 Million to Develop Waste Reduction, Reuse and Refill Systems
  9. $1 Million for the Architect of the Capitol to Reduce Single-Use Plastic in the Capitol and Legislative Offices
  10. $25 Million for Green Chemistry
  11. $50 Million for AmeriCorps
  12. $20 Million to the EPA’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund for Stormwater, Trash, and Debris Capture Systems and Green Infrastructure Design
  13. $25 Million for Reducing and Mitigating Plastic in the Ocean

These recommendations address the immense damage caused across the full plastic supply chain: namely, gas extraction, production, manufacturing, distribution, use in consumer products, and disposal, which often takes the form of plastic waste being buried in landfills, dumped in waterways, or burned in incinerators. The policy solutions focus both “upstream” on eliminating the source of plastic production and its negative impacts, and “downstream” on mitigating the impacts in communities, on land, and in our oceans and rivers).

“The federal government should take responsibility for protecting communities and the environment. Real solutions to address the harms of plastic pollution are long overdue. Absolutely no community in the U.S. should have to pay the price of progress to benefit the few,” said ​Juan Parras, Executive Director with Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services (T.E.J.A.S)​.

The plastic pollution crisis is an environmental justice emergency because the petrochemical industry, and the waste that it creates, disproportionately harms people of color and low-income communities. The federal government has the responsibility to protect historically marginalized people from the lasting damage imposed on them by corporate polluters.

“Indigenous communities across the United States are without a doubt some of the most impacted by the fossil fuel regime. In the U.S., our Treaties are supposed to guarantee that we have government-to-government consultation, but the federal government consistently and blatantly disregards us and allows the most egregious pollution to threaten our Lifeways and Cultures. Here in Oklahoma, we often live in cluster sites where plastic pellets from fracking flow through our wells and rivers. We have asthma rates at the top of the charts. Cancers and auto-immune diseases course through every family, and we live in multi-generational homes where COVID-19 cases attack entire families, often robbing us of our Wisdom Keepers. It’s imperative that the federal government take accountability for the trust responsibility to the Original Peoples of this land,” said ​Casey Camp-Horinek, Councilwoman, Hereditary Drumkeeper of the Womens’ Scalp Dance Society of the Ponca Nation of Oklahoma.

The ​257​ organizations note that over ​350 million tons of plastic​ are produced each year, of which 91 percent is not recycled, and that the U.S. ​produces the most plastic waste per capita of any country​. ​“As the largest producer of plastic waste, the U.S. has a responsibility to lead the shift to reusable and refillable systems to combat plastic pollution. Single-use plastic is flooding the market, and Americans can’t find options to avoid it. The federal government can change course, help curb the 33 billion pounds of plastic entering our oceans each year and replace America’s plastic habit with zero-waste solutions,” said ​Christy Leavitt, Plastics Campaign Director with Oceana​.

The recommendations also make clear that “to effectively reduce plastic pollution and stimulate economic growth, it is essential that the Administration and Congress do not promote false solutions in federal spending bills and other actions.” The coalition highlights five items that should not be included in any federal actions:

  1. The production, distribution, and export of plastic must be reduced.
  2. Chemical or “advanced” recycling is costly, polluting, and ineffective, and should not receive direct funding or loan guarantees.
  3. Plastic carbon sequestration is not a good policy.
  4. Downcycling is not the solution.
  5. Incineration under the guise of “waste to energy” or “waste to fuel” or gasification or pyrolysis is harmful and ineffective.

“Right now, there are two incinerators in the state of California, both located in and near communities of color. Modesto is one of the most populated cities in California without a basic curbside recycling program, which we believe is due to the contracts with local municipalities that require sending 800 tons of material per day to the incinerator. They want to make the maximum amount of profit, regardless of the health and economic consequences on the local community,” said ​Thomas Helme, Co-Founder and Project Director of Valley Improvement Projects​.

The federal government must take action to eliminate single-use plastic in its own operations and to promote our country’s transition away from plastic production, overconsumption, and pollution. More specifically, federal funding must help stop plastic contamination at its source before it enters the marketplace, especially because plastic is often cleaned up at the public’s expense using tax dollars, rather than by the corporations who produced the plastic that pollutes these lands and waterways.

“Government leaders should do just that – lead the nation in exemplifying our shift away from single-use culture and toward reusable products. We call upon the federal government today to embrace the reusable/refillable culture,” said ​Angela Howe, Legal Director with Surfrider Foundation​.

In addition to these new recommendations and points of concern, the ​Presidential Plastics Action Plan​ published on December 8, 2020, identifies important steps the Biden-Harris Administration can take today. Likewise, the ​Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act​, which is expected to be reintroduced in 2021, identifies common sense actions the federal government can take to address the plastic pollution crisis.

“Plastic pollutes across its entire lifecycle—from extraction to use and disposal—and, at each stage, poses significant risks to human health. The U.S. needs Congressional Stimulus and Funding Bills that would transform our extractive, throwaway systems, eliminate sources of plastic production, and reduce the negative health and ‘downstream’ impacts in our frontline communities, and our soil, air and water,” said ​Julia Cohen, MPH, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Plastic Pollution Coalition​.

Photo: The vast majority of the paper exported by the U.S. for recycling in Indonesia is contaminated with plastic waste. Photo by Ecoton.

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550 Groups Ask Biden to Solve Plastic Pollution Crisis With Eight Executive Actions

Tell Your Representative to Support the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act

February 4 is National Cancer Prevention Day and February is National Cancer Prevention Month. Did you know that cancer is the leading cause of death by disease among children in the United States? While it’s true that fewer children are dying of cancer than in the past, the rate of children being diagnosed with cancer has actually increased by 34% since 1975.

Because of the important work of leading scientists and health professionals, we know that toxic chemicals in the environment and in the places where children live, learn, and play are important risk factors for cancer, and that genetics alone cannot explain the rate of increase.

Due to the significant increase in the rate of childhood cancers, a team of over 60 stakeholders and leaders in the health, science, business, policy and advocacy sectors have collaborated on a the report: Childhood Cancer: Cross-Sector Strategies for Prevention.

This coalition seeks to establish a National Childhood Cancer Prevention Research Agenda and Plan to reverse the upward trend in childhood cancer incidence through a dramatic reduction of toxic chemicals, with a strong “all hands on deck” cross-sector approach to childhood cancer prevention.

“We do not know which of these 85,000-plus chemicals may be driving increases in the incidence of childhood cancers,” said Dr. Philip J. Landrigan, MD, MSc, FAAP, director of the Program in Global Public Health and the Common Good at Boston College. “We are flying blind with no instruments. We must act now on the urgent need to confront the rising incidence of cancer in America’s children. We need to launch a National Cancer Prevention Plan—a second front on the War on Cancer—a powerful program of intervention against the root causes of childhood cancer that will complement and sustain the great advances we have made in cancer treatment.”

Individuals can sign the CCPI letter of support here.

Organizations can sign the Joint Statement on Cancer Prevention here.

Read and share the report: http://bit.ly/ChildhoodCancerPrevention

Watch our recent webinar featuring Dr. Landrigan, Global Human Health & Ocean Plastic Pollution.

Sign up for our February webinar: Will Humanity Survive Plastic Pollution? Toxic Impact of Plastics’ Chemicals on Fertility.

Download our free Healthy Pregnancy Guide or Healthy Baby Guide.

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Manila, Philippines – The Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo and Nestlé are ranked as the world’s top plastic polluters for the 3rd consecutive year according to Break Free From Plastic‘s report “BRANDED Vol III:  Demanding Corporate Accountability for Plastic Pollution” released today, during a virtual press conference.  

This year, Break Free From Plastic’s brand audit — an annual citizen action initiative that involves counting and documenting the brands on plastic waste found in communities across the globe collected 346,494 pieces of plastic from 55 countries. In addition, this year’s brand audit takes a special look at the essential work of informal waste pickers, predominantly in the Global South, and the impact low value single-use plastic has on their livelihoods. 

“It’s not surprising to see the same big brands on the podium as the world’s top plastic polluters for three years in a row. These companies claim to be addressing the plastic crisis yet they continue to invest in false solutions while teaming up with oil companies to produce even more plastic. To stop this mess and combat climate change, multinationals like Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé must end their addiction to single-use plastic packaging and move away from fossil fuels,” said Abigail Aguilar, Plastics Campaign Regional Coordinator, Greenpeace Southeast Asia. 

In the latest report from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, it was made clear that these corporations have made zero progress in addressing the plastic pollution crisis. Single-use plastic has devastating effects not only on our earth but for frontline communities around the world. Waste pickers and community members in the Global South are witnessing the rapid escalation of low-grade single-use plastic packaging being aggressively placed in the market by major multinational corporations. 

“Corporations rely on informal waste workers to collect their packaging, allowing them to meet sustainability commitments and justify their use of high quantities of single-use plastic packaging. Yet the current shift to lower value plastic packaging is threatening the livelihoods of the waste pickers, who cannot resell such low-grade items. The systems that waste pickers operate in must change,” said Lakshmi Narayan, co-Founder of SWaCH Waste Picker Cooperative in Pune, India.

Multinational corporations need to take full responsibility for the externalized cost of their single-use plastic products, such as the costs of waste collection, treatment and the environmental damage caused by them. If business as usual continues, plastic production could double by 2030 and even triple by 2050. Time is running out.

“Top polluters are complicit in damaging frontline communities and continuing to pump out packaging that damages people’s health, wealth and environment. We need a just transition off of fossil fuels, and towards a circular economy,” said Anna Cummins, co-Founder of 5 Gyres.

“The world’s top polluting corporations claim to be working hard to solve plastic pollution, but instead they are continuing to pump out harmful single-use plastic packaging. We need to stop plastic production, phase out single-use and implement robust, standardised reuse systems. Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé should be leading the way in finding real solutions,” said Emma Priestland, Global Corporate Campaigns Coordinator, Break Free From Plastic.

#breakfreefromplastic is a global movement envisioning a future free from plastic pollution. Since its launch in September 2016, over 1,900 non-governmental organizations and individuals from across the world have joined the movement to demand massive reductions in single-use plastics and to push for lasting solutions to the plastic pollution crisis. These organizations share the common values of environmental protection and social justice, which guide their work at the community level and represent a global, unified vision. www.breakfreefromplastic.org.

Current law allows plastic producers and shippers to discharge trillions of small plastic pellets – “nurdles” – directly into waters without any consequences, with toxic impacts on public health and wildlife 

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) introduced the Plastic Pellet Free Waters Act to prohibit the discharge and pollution of pre-production plastic pellets. Pre-production plastic pellets, tiny granules of plastic less than 5 millimeters in size, are the building blocks of virtually all plastic products. Sometimes called “nurdles,” they are produced by major petrochemical companies from fossil fuels and then shipped to thousands of plastic processing plants that melt, mold and turn them into plastic products, such as plastic bags, bottles, utensils, and more.

Udall and U.S. Representative Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.) are the authors of the Break Free from Plastic Pollution Act, comprehensive legislation to require big corporations to take responsibility for the plastic waste they produce. 

A 2016 report by Eunomia, a global consulting firm based in England, estimated that 230,000 tons of pellets pollute the marine environment each year. About 22,000 pellets are found in a single pound, meaning trillions of pellets are scattered into the environment every year. Like other plastic products, pellets take decades to break down and are often mistaken for fish eggs or other food by sea life and birds and can lead to malnourishment and death.

“The plastic pollution crisis rears its ugly head at every step of the plastic supply chain, starting with small plastic manufacturing pellets infiltrating our waterways, parks and oceans,” said Udall, author of the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act. “Trillions of plastic pellets leak into our environment from lax plastic producers and shippers, and the problem is only getting worse as big oil corporations ramp up their investment in plastic as their path to future profit. It’s time to end the avalanche of plastic pellets damaging wildlife and the livelihoods of entire American communities that depend on healthy rivers, streams and beaches. We can put simple solutions into action today to prevent plastic pellets from continuing to pollute and damage our health—we have no more time to waste.” 

The risks of discharging these plastic pellets are enormous and pollution attributed to them has been documented for several decades with little to no enforcement against these spills. In 2019, Formosa Plastic agreed to spend $50 million on local environmental clean-up projects in Texas to address decades of spills – the largest settlement ever in a citizen clean-water-suit. Formosa also agreed to be held to a zero-discharge standard for plastic pellets. 

In South Carolina, two citizens groups filed a pellet case in March against Frontier Logistics, a major shipper of resin pellets, for a major spill in Charleston Harbor in 2019 along with smaller spills. Just last month, a cargo ship on the Mississippi River in New Orleans was involved in a major pellet spill, further complicated by confusion over which federal or state agency is responsible for responding. Far more often, however pellets leak from negligent or lax control at industrial and transportation sites due to a failure of federal or state oversight officials to enforce pellet practices and loose industry self-policing. Citizen lawsuits have been necessary because federal and state authorities have failed to act.

A coalition of 280 environmental, public health and community groups has petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to monitor and prevent pellet pollution, including implementing a zero-discharge standard for pellets.

The Plastic Pellet Free Waters Act requires the EPA to finalize a rule within 60 days to:

–        Prohibit the discharge of plastic pellets or other pre-production plastic materials from facilities and sources that make, use, package, or transport those materials; and;

–        Update all existing permits and standards of performance to reflect those prohibitions.

“We keep seeing more and more evidence of plastic particles finding their way into our rivers, lakes and oceans, posing risks to sea life and, potentially, to our health,” said Jon Devine, director of federal water policy at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). “This measure would be a meaningful step forward to reduce that harmful pollution. It’s long overdue and if the industry wants to be a constructive partner it should join with us in supporting it.”

“Plastic pellets are an uncontrolled scourge that fouls waterways and harms wildlife. This important legislation holds EPA to account to stem the tide of this pervasive and preventable pollutant,” said Julie Teel Simmonds, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Trillions of plastic pellets are released into our oceans every year and plastic is expected to outweigh all the fish in the sea by 2050. We need to hold polluters accountable for the irreparable damage they’re doing to our oceans.”

“Right now, the only thing stopping plastics manufacturers from discharging hundreds of thousands of metric tons of plastic pellets into our waterways are their voluntary commitments, and that just isn’t good enough,” said Doug Cress, vice president for conservation at Ocean Conservancy. “Recently published research confirms that voluntary commitments have fallen far short of what we need to do to tackle the ocean plastics crisis. Regulating plastic pellet discharge – just as we regulate dumping of other pollutants – should not be up for debate, especially when the ocean plastics crisis is so dire.” 

“We applaud Senator Udall for introducing the Plastic Pellet Free Wat
ers Act, which would support critically important efforts to prevent plastic pollution from harming people and the environment,” said Roberta Elias, Director of Policy and Government Affairs at World Wildlife Fund US. “Scientists are increasingly concerned about the ongoing discharge of plastic into nature and its impacts on ecosystems and communities. The provisions in this legislation are needed to better protect public health and to shift incentives and funding schemes away from those that favor virgin plastic production and use toward those that minimize waste and encourage reliance on recycled content.”

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