AB 1371 – Assembly Natural Resources
Phasing out Unnesessary Plastic Packaging from Online Shopping
AB 1371 would have been the first step in reducing the unsustainable amount of single-use plastic waste from online shopping by requiring a shift away from plastic packaging and to non-plastics that are recyclable, compostable, or reusable and accepted in curbside recycling bins. The staggering growth of the e-commerce industry, which generated 469 million pounds of plastic waste in the US in 2019, is expected to outlast the pandemic and has created a wave of single-use packages and packaging, almost all of which is headed for landfill, incineration, or the environment where it pollutes waterways and oceans.
Issues: Corporate Accountability, Recycling and Waste Reduction
Not signed into Law
Failed to pass the Assembly Floor vote.
Never Made it to Senate
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