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Washington state passes recycled-content mandate, EPS ban

Washington state legislators have passed one of the country's more far-reaching measures mandating recycled content in plastic bottles and trash bags as well as banning some polystyrene foam packaging.

The legislation was adopted by the state Senate April 19 and now heads to the desk of Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee. It aims to boost recycling markets by requiring post-consumer resin in beverage bottles and trash bags starting in 2023.

Read the full article from Plastics News.

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