SB 54

  • California Senate Bill
  • 2021-2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Dec 07, 2020
  • Senate
  • Assembly
  • Governor

Solid waste: disposable packaging and food ware.


The California Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989, administered by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, generally regulates the disposal, management, and recycling of solid waste, including, among other solid waste, single-use plastic straws. This bill would declare the intent of the Legislature to enact the Plastic Pollution Producer Responsibility Act, which would significantly reduce the amount of disposable packaging and food ware waste entering California's waste stream, polluting oceans, littering local communities and beaches, and costing local governments millions of dollars in cleanup costs through source reduction requirements and increased composting and recycling.

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Jan 28, 2021


Referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on RLS.

Dec 08, 2020


From printer. May be acted upon on or after January 7.

Dec 07, 2020


Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

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