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The Downside to Low Oil Prices   

AB 1005 (Gordon) and AB 2530 (Gordon) aim to incentivize in-state plastic recycling. AB 1005 will extend the Plastic Market Development program that supports in-state recyclers that process empty plastic beverage containers. AB 2530 will require plastic beverage containers to be labeled with their recycled content. Read more...

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Californians Against Waste is one of the oldest and most accomplished environmental advocacy organizations in country and successfully introduces and passes important recycling and environmental legislation every year.   Please consider a donation in support of this work and explore this website to learn more about CAW's achievements since it was founded in 1977, as well as legislation we are currently supporting in 2016 to protect and improve California's environment. 

Reducing Food Waste

Learn more about legislation to reform food date labeling to standardize the ways we learn how long our food is freshest for and how long it is safe to eat

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Protect the Plastic Bag Ban

Learn about our ballot fight to protect California's single-use plastic bag ban from out-of-state special interests here

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2015-16 Legislation

Learn about current legislation in the California Legislature.  

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