Single Use Plastic – 180 Environmental Groups Petition the US Government to Halt Purchases

A February 3, 2022, Center for Biological Diversity news release https://biologicaldiversity.org/w/news/press-releases/legal-petition-urges-biden-administration-to-stop-buying-single-use-plastic-2022-02-03/ reports that “… More than 180 community and conservation organizations filed a legal petition https://www.biologicaldiversity.org/campaigns/ocean_plastics/pdfs/GSA-Petititon.pdf … demanding that the U.S. government stop buying plastic bags and other single-use plastic products … [The] petition calls on the General Services Administration, the federal government’s procurement arm, to address the plastic pollution crisis by revising its regulations to prohibit the acquisition of disposable, single-use plastic products, with exemptions for disability accommodations, medical use and personal protective equipment …” @CenterForBioDiv #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic #Recycling

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