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June 17, 2020 - Packaging World

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Proposed U.S. Legislation Puts Focus on Plastic Waste Reduction, Recycling

Today, Reps. Haley Stevens (MI-11), the Chairwoman of the House Science Subcommittee on Research and Technology, and Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16) introduced bipartisan legislation to reduce plastic waste and improve the global competitiveness of the U.S. plastics recycling industry. The Plastic Waste Reduction and Recycling Act (HR 7228) directs the establishment of a plastic waste reduction and recycling research and development program, calls on the federal government to develop a strategic plan for plastic waste reduction, and calls for the development of standards for plastics recycling technologies.

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