“California Circular Economy and Pollution Reduction Act”
California Governor Gavin NewsomCalifornia State SenatorsCalifornia State Assembly Members
If passed, Senate Bill 54 and Assembly Bill 1080 would establish goals to reduce waste from packaging and products – which currently includes significant single-use plastic – and ensure that essential plastic and other types of single-use items are designed for efficient and effective reuse, recycling or compost, and implement effective waste management and incentives in California.
(Even if you don’t live in California or the USA!)
The petition will be processed and submitted by Plastic Oceans’ Act on Plastic campaign partner, Kolossal, an ocean exploration and conservation nonprofit in Venice, CA. By submitting this form, you fully acknowledge and accept that your information will be shared with Kolossal, and they will add your name to the petition that will be sent to California lawmakers.
This bill’s passage could create sustainable solutions for consumer products and packaging, and spark more U.S. states and countries to take action on tackling the global plastic pollution crisis.
Why is this important? Check out this video from Kolossal:
Plastic Oceans International will continue to partner with Kolossal to gain the support needed to pass bills SB54/AB1080 by California Legislative bodies in January 2020.