May 27, 2020

122 Groups Sign Letter to DEC Urging Enforcement of Plast Bag Ban, Bottle Returns

Though legislation has passed banning single use plastic bags from grocery stores and restaurants in NYS, it has been met with hurdle after hurdle. Since COVID put NYS on pause, the plastics industry has been heavily lobbying against the ban. We speak with the president of Beyond Plastics, Judith Enck, about the message that 122 social and environmental justice groups sent to DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos. To learn more, go to

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