A new law in the US state of California will require the amount of plastic packaging brought onto the market be reduced by 25 per cent over the next ten years. The legislation, which was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on 30 June, also sets 2032 as the deadline by which all packaging must be recyclable or compostable. By that time, the recycling rate for single-use packaging made of plastic will need to to reach at least 65 per cent. An initial recycling target of 30 per cent will be introduced in 2028 for single-use plastic (SUP) packaging and then raised in two further increments to meet the final target of 65 per cent in 2032. ...
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