Environment Council of Rhode Island

...building an ecologically healthy future in a sustainable economy

An act relating to health and safety - plastic waste reduction act

General Bill Info

Legislative Topic: 
Waste
Bill Year: 
2021
Brief Bill Description: 

Creates the "Plastic Waste Reduction Act" designed to reduce the use of plastic bags by retail establishments by offering recyclable bag options and providing penalties for violations.

Legislative Activity Type: 
Bill