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'Plastic Is Plastic' Under California's Pending Microbeads Bill

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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In an interview with “The Rose Sheet,” Guy Strahl, a legislative aide for California State Assemblyman Richard Bloom, said the state’s microbeads bill intentionally excludes biodegradable plastic as a replacement option for personal-care manufacturers working to reformulate products. Optimistic about the bill’s prospects in the Senate, he said that from California's current point of view, "plastic is plastic."

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