Single Use Plastic – 180 Environmental Groups Petition the US Government to Halt Purchases

A February 3, 2022, Center for Biological Diversity news release reports that “… More than 180 community and conservation organizations filed a legal petition ... demanding that the U.S. government stop buying plastic bags and other single-use plastic products … [The] petition calls on the General Services Administration, the federal government’s procurement arm, to address the plastic pollution crisis by revising its regulations to prohibit the acquisition of disposable, single-use plastic products, with exemptions for disability accommodations, medical use and personal protective equipment …” @CenterForBioDiv #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic #Recycling