SB 915 (Calderon, 2011-12) - Plastic Carryout Bags

SB 915 mandates reduced plastic bag use and establishes a schedule of required recycled content in plastic bags, including both post consumer content and post-industrial content.

Position and Status
CAW was watching this bill. It was pulled from Senate Environmental Quality Committee on 5/2 and is no longer active.

SB 915 currently has unspecified plastic bag reduction goals by an unspecified date. It also requires increasing levels of recycled content in plastic bags starting with 5% post consumer content (pcc) and 15% post-industrial content (pic) in 2013 and ending with 10% pcc and 20% pic in 2015.  

CAW Staff Contacts.
Sue Vang (916) 443-5422


Assemblymember Ronald Calderon
State Capitol, Sacramento CA 95814

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