Plastic Waste – Senate EPW Subcommittee Sets Dec 15 Hearing on S.5163, the “Protecting Communities from Plastics Act

Witnesses for the December 15, 2022 Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) Subcommittee on Chemical Safety, Waste Management, Environmental Justice, and Regulatory Oversight hearing are: John Peterson "Pete" Myers, Ph.D. Founder, CEO & Chief Scientist, Environmental Health Sciences - Judith Enck, President, Beyond Plastics - Matt Seaholm, CEO, Plastics Industry Association and Eric Hartz, Co-Founder & President, Nexus Circular - The legislation would move “… our economy away from an overreliance on single-use plastic. It establishes stricter rules for petrochemical plants … [creates] new nationwide targets for plastic source reduction and reuse in the packaging and food service sectors … [includes] federal incentives to spur expansion of reusable and refillable systems …” #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic #PlasticReuse