New York Times: What to Know About California’s Landmark Plastics Law

New York Times: What to Know About California’s Landmark Plastics Law

California approved the most sweeping restrictions on plastics in the nation late last week, a move that will most likely reshape the way we shop and recycle over the next decade. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 54 on Thursday, the same day the U.S. Supreme Court limited the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to restrict greenhouse gas emissions. California’s new law, advocates say, provides another route for curbing carbon emissions and trying to sidestep the worst consequences of global warming.

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