EPN Articles Related To Waste

EPN IN THE NEWS RELATED TO Waste

Why Canada’s Plastics Ban is About More Than Litter

June 20, 2022 / by

Marco Chown Oved /

Toronto Star

Judith Enck, president of Beyond Plastics and former Regional Administrator, EPA Region 2, was quoted in this article discussing how Canada’s ban on some single-use plastics will also lead to reductions in demand for fossil fuel.

Compromise on Plastics Ban Comes Under Fire in California Legislature. Ballot Fight Likely

June 16, 2022 / by

Susanne Rust /

Los Angeles Times

Judith Enck, president of Beyond Plastics and former Regional Administrator, EPA Region 2, was quoted in this article about concerns among environmental groups that a proposed California legislation aimed at reducing single-use plastics would be less effective than a ballot initiative that would offer more stringent reductions in plastic use in addition to a polystyrene ban.

Advocates Urge More Recycling, Manufacturer Responsibility to Reduce Plastic Waste

June 14, 2022 / by

Dana Difilippo /

New Jersey Monitor

Judith Enck, President of Beyond Plastics and former Regional Administrator, EPA Region 2, was quoted in this article regarding a bill before the New Jersey State legislature that would require plastic producers to be responsible for the material they produce.

Global Plastic Waste Set to Triple by 2060, OECD Says

June 3, 2022 / by

Nyah Phengsitthy /

Bloomberg Law

Judith Enck, President of Beyond Plastics and former Regional Administrator, EPA Region 2, was quoted in this article about a report predicting the tripling of global plastic pollution by 2060 if policies are not adopted to dramatically reduce plastic use.

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