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Summary of the April 3, 2023, #NewtownPA Environmental Advisory Council Special Educational Meeting Regarding Proposed Single-Use Plastics Ban

Summary of the April 3, 2023, #NewtownPA Environmental Advisory Council Special Educational Meeting Regarding Proposed Single-Use Plastics Ban | Newtown News of Interest | Scoop.it

[Image: 1 & 2: Signage, 3: Supervisor Elen Snyder, 4: Faran Savitz, 5: McCaffrey's VP of Operations, 6: ;Alisa Shargorodsky]

 

The Newtown Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) held a special meeting on April 3, 2023, to educate local businesses and residents about a proposed ordinance to ban single-use plastics by township restaurants and retail businesses.

 

The main attraction was a presentation (see below) by Faran Savitz, Zero Waste Advocate, PennEnvironment, who 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 session:

 

  • Newtown Chocolatier
  • McCaffery’s Market
  • Why Not at State/Federal Level?
  • Echo Systems

 

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