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PennEnvironment's Faran Savitz Speaks at #NewtwonPA EAC Meeting About Single-Use Plastics Ban

On April 3, 2023, the Newtown Township Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) held a special public meeting to discuss a proposal to ban certain single-use plastics at township retail and restaurant establishments.

During the meeting, Faran Savitz, Zero Waste Advocate, Penn Environment, made this presentation that summarized the environmental and health problems posed by non-recyclable plastics and made a case for banning single-use plastics. The presentation was followed by a question-and-answer period.

 

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