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Revolutionizing reusable packaging will require collaborative solution

A new report emphasizes the need for standardized reusable packaging systems to combat plastic waste and encourages unified efforts to achieve global adoption.

Joseph Winters reports for Grist.

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California confronts plastic recycling challenges under new law

A recent report challenges California's approach to plastic recycling, citing concerns over illegal exports and the state's "Truth in Labeling" law.

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California's attempt to cut down on plastic bags has unintended consequences, spurring new legislative action

In the decade following California's celebrated first-in-the-nation single-use plastic bag ban, plastic bag waste jumped by nearly 50%. What went wrong?

Susanne Rust reports for The Los Angeles Times.

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The plastic chemicals hiding in your food

CR tested popular fast foods and supermarket staples for some of the chemicals used to make plastic, which can be harmful to your health. Here's what we found—and how to stay safer.
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Editorial: Recycling our plastic problem

The long-term solution to plastic pollution will be to switch to reuse and refill systems.

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State legislators, grass-roots orgs: Single-use plastic in Massachusetts 'gots to go'

Activists joined with law makers to launch a campaign targeting single-use plastic in the Bay State to transition to a reuse, refill culture.

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