Environment Council of Rhode Island

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Plastic Waste Reduction Act

General Bill Info

Legislative Topic: 
Waste
Bill Year: 
2018
Brief Bill Description: 

This act would prohibit large retail sales establishments from providing plastic checkout bags and all retail establishments from providing expanded polystyrene disposable food containers enforced by municipal police departments or other municipal designees with an opt-out provision.

Add to Agenda?: 
Consider Supporting
Legislative Activity Type: 
Bill

ECRI Position

ECRI Pro/Con: 
Support
Leg Agenda/Priority: 
Legislative Priority
Support