Plastic Waste – California Enacts Legislation Voiding November Ballot Measure

A June 30, 2022 Los Angeles Times story reports that on June 30, 2022, the Governor of California signed into law Solid waste: reporting, packaging, and plastic food service ware which requires “… all packaging in the state to be recyclable or compostable by 2032, cutting plastic packaging by 25 percent in 10 years and requiring 65 percent of all single-use plastic packaging to be recycled in the same timeframe … the legislation shifts the plastic pollution burden from consumers to the plastics industry by raising $5 billion from industry members over 10 years to assist efforts to cut plastic pollutionThe legislation heads off a November ballot measure …” #PlasticWaste @SingleUsePlastic #FoodPackaging #Recycling @CAgovernor