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The Climate Bill would not only increase the Bottle Bill deposit fee, but would also expand the program to include new types of beverages.

26 June 2024

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As countries around the world – including the United States – continue to debate the details of a global plastics treaty, environmentalists across the country converged in Washington D.C. to lobby federal legislators on the need to pass legislation addressing plastic pol...

11 June 2024

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The veto allows trash burning facilities and a new wave of plastic-to-fuel projects to remain eligible for state funding and keeps them as part of the state’s clean energy and climate programs. 

20 May 2024

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The bill would have required large food waste generators to donate excess edible food and recycle all other food scraps, rather than the landfilling it – addressing both food waste and food insecurity in the state. ​

13 May 2024

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The legislation is a response to a national lobbying effort by the plastic industry to greenwash expensive and polluting processes that convert plastic into toxic fuel and chemicals.

5 March 2024

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A plastic lobbying group paid for a report on New Jersey’s single-use plastic bag law. But its “findings” are based solely on interviews with industry constituents who are pro plastic.

7 February 2024

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Three federal agencies are working together to help reduce food waste and increase composting. But their plans don't include key environmental and public health protections.

2 February 2024

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Despite being one of the oldest and most successful recycling programs in the state, Vermont's Bottle Bill hasn’t been modernized in over fifty years

23 January 2024

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Proposed artificial credit scheme could allow companies to claim fictionally high recycled content levels.

16 January 2024

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Enviros, scientists, health advocates, and farmers across U.S. call for action on PFAS and microplastics in wastewater treatment plants.
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