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GSA Seeking Information on Banning Single Use Plastic

GSA Seeking Information on Banning Single Use Plastic

The Biden administration may set some limits on the use of single-use plastics in goods that are purchased by the federal government. The General Services Administration (GSA), which oversees federal government purchasing, said in a notice published on Thursday that...

Plastic Straw ban in National Park

Plastic Straw ban in National Park

This article originally appeared in our Circularity Weekly newsletter. Subscribe to the newsletter here. It’s difficult to verbalize the innate yearning I feel for green spaces, wide open vistas and the soothing surrounding of the outdoors. John Muir may have captured...

Paper Straw

Paper Straw

In recent years governments have begun to take issue with single use plastics. Ordinances have regulated everyday items from grocery bags to drinking straws. Efforts to reduce the use of plastic straws have seen large increases in the sale of paper alternatives. This...

Food Safety Seal

Food Safety Seal

Food delivery is now a major business. In 2020 food-delivery sales in the U.S. were approximately $51 billion, increasing by $28 billion from 2019. As the food delivery industry has grown, so have concerns around food safety. For example, nobody wants their food to be...

ReRoute Public Comment

ReRoute Public Comment

ReRoute America is happy to see that state, federal, and local government are addressing this important issue to revise GSA policies and procedures to reduce single-use plastics in purchased products. GSA’s announcement would not be possible without Executive Order...