Greenpeace calls for Nestle to act over single-use plastics

“Greenpeace calls for Nestle to act over single-use plastics” is the title of an April 11, 2019 Reuters story. Greenpeace

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New York State to ban single-use plastic bags

New York Governor Cuomo on April 22, 2019 Signed Legislation Banning Single-Use Plastic Bags in New York starting in March

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Recycling of Plastic Food Packaging

“Reduce. Reuse. Confuse. How Best Intentions Have Led to Confusion, Contamination and a Broken Recycling System in America” is the

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SCCWRP Workshop on Microplastics

Microplastic Research and Development, Collection Methods, and Data Management and Sharing were the subject of a workshop held April 4

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USDA “Ace the Waste!” Food Waste Contest for Students

The USDA created a student-focused Food Loss and Waste competition called “Ace the Waste”. This competition “… calls on students

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America Recycles Pledge for EPA Earth Day 2019

An EPA Earth Day 2019 message encourages organizations to sign the “America Recycles Pledge”. The pledge reads: “My organization pledges

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From Trash to Tacos…

“From trash to tacos: DC restaurants work to reduce food waste” is the title of an April 18, 2019 WTOP.com

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Not making much progress toward developing next lives for our plastic waste

The Plastic Manufacturing and Consumer Product Industries are “… not making much progress toward developing next lives for our plastic

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NYC Executive order directs city agencies to end purchasing single-use plastic foodware

New York City Agencies may not purchase “single-use plastic foodware” other than “… a small supply of plastic items …

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Los Angeles Times Editorial calls “time to phase out all single-use plastic”

“It’s time to phase out all single-use plastic” according to a February 20, 2018 Los Angeles Times Editorial. The editorial

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