Congressional Plastics Solutions Task Force (CPSTF) Established

On December 10, 2019, Representative Haley Stevens (D-MI11) and two other Democrat Representatives launched CPSTF which is intended to bring state and local officials and industry representatives together to “… facilitate investment in recycling technologies and promote education on plastics generation and recovery …” - Task Force members “… will convene periodic meetings to: Highlight changes and innovations in the private sector; Increase understanding of the challenges facing our domestic recycling infrastructure; Identify and discuss innovative approaches to plastics generation and recovery, as well as the latest research on those topics; [and] Build consensus among Members of Congress around opportunities to address plastic waste …” – Rep. Stevens is Chair of the Research and Technology Subcommittee of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - Summarized by Jack Cooper – – Text to 301 384 8287 – #SingleUsePlastics #FoodPackaging #PlasticWaste #PlasticPackaging #MicroPlastic #Recycling