California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

Plastics Programs and Resources

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Single-Use Carryout Bags (SB 270). On November 8, 2016, California voters upheld the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, aligning state law with ordinances passed by a growing number of local governments in California to reduce plastic waste. For more information please visit: Home Page | FAQ | Law

CalRecycle works to reduce life-cycle environmental impacts of plastic products and packaging and to foster appropriate end-of-life management of plastic discards. Various programs and activities offer comprehensive approaches to managing plastic materials, ranging from product design and material choices to market incentives and infrastructure improvements.

CalRecycle Programs

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Last updated: November 10, 2016
Plastic Recycling http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Plastics/
Contacts: http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Plastics/Contacts.htm