Plastic Waste – US Department of State Issues Fact Sheet, titled “U.S. Actions to Address Plastic Pollution”

The February 28, 2022 Fact Sheet notes that “… The United States welcomes the historic opportunity at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 5.2), February 28-March 2, 2022, to start a process with other nations and stakeholders to fight plastic pollution …” - The Fact Sheet provides information about US government programs that address plastic waste, including those of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Agriculture (USDA), Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), National Park Service (NPS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA), the National Science Foundation (NSF) and others – The March 1, 2022, US State Department statement to the assembly is here: #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic #Recycling