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May 7, 2020 - Waste Today

APR in the News

APR encourages California retailers to use reusable plastic bags

The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), Washington, has released a statement encouraging retailers in California to continue offering compliant reusable plastic bags. The statement is in response to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order N-54-20, which in part temporarily suspends enforcement of the law that bans distribution of single-use plastic bags by specified retailers. 

The APR says the order does not ban or limit the use of reusable plastic bags nor require retailers to stop using the reusable bags produced by APR members.

Read the full article from Waste Today.