Industry Asked to Help Shape CA Packaging, Plastic Pollution Law

May 30, 2023 State of California

As California builds the rules to ensure that much of the state’s packaging is either cut or recycled, packaging producers, environmental groups and other interested parties can provide input to help design Senate Bill 54 (Allen, Chapter 75, Statutes of 2022) regulations.

Walmart Will do Away With Paper and Plastic Bags at Oregon, Washington Stores

March 21, 2023 Amanda Arden, KOIN

Walmart shoppers in both Oregon and Washington can bid shopping bags farewell. The store is doing away with both paper and plastic bags in all stores in both states starting April 18. 

Walmart Will Stop Providing Single-Use Plastic and Paper Bags in NY and Colorado in January

January 3, 2023 Ben Tobin, Insider

If you’re a Walmart shopper in Colorado or New York, you better be ready to bring your own bag to the retailer — or be ready to spend a little extra. 

Yerecic Label Joins U.S. Plastics Pact, Committing to Meet Ambitious Circular Economy Goals by 2025

May 27, 2022 Yerecic Label

Yerecic Label joined the U.S. Plastics Pact, a collaborative, solutions-driven initiative to move towards a circular economy for plastics. The initiative is rooted in four ambitious goals intended to drive significant systems change by unifying diverse cross-sector approaches, setting a national strategy, and creating scalable solutions to create a path forward in the United States by 2025.

From the CEO’s Desk: Produce’s Role in Plastic Prevention

April 25, 2022 Vanguard International

Over-scheduled and fast-moving day to day activities have led to a “grab and go” culture that prioritizes convenience, speed, and efficiency. But at what cost? With climate concerns becoming more front of mind and the list of cities banning single use plastics growing, what does a more sustainable future for produce packaging look like?