Capitol Weekly Podcast

Special Episode: California Votes – Plastic Waste Reduction

Episode Summary

Today we present a Special Episode of the Capitol Weekly Podcast, recorded live, Thursday May 26 at CALIFORNIA VOTES, A 2022 Election Preview. This episode explores a Ballot Initiative that would require CalRecycle to adopt regulations reducing plastic waste, including requirements that single-use plastic packaging, containers, and utensils be reusable, recyclable, or compostable, and prohibit polystyrene container use by food vendors. Panelists Rob Lapsley, of the California Business Roundtable and Jay Ziegler, of The Nature Conservancy, discuss the merits of the Referendum. The panel was moderated by Randol White of Capital Public Radio. CALIFORNIA VOTES was presented by Capitol Weekly and was made possible by the support of our underwriters: The Coalition for Safe, Responsible Gaming, The Tribal Alliance of Sovereign Indian Nations, Western States Petroleum Association, KP Public Affairs, Perry Communications, Capitol Advocacy and California Professional Firefighters

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