Plastics Industry Influencing CA State Environmental Education Curriculum

Early in August, Rolling Stone Magazine reported that single-use plastic bag manufacturers and the American Chemistry Council have launched well-funded campaigns to overturn bans on plastic bags and “cast doubt on legitimate scientific studies” by anti-bag activists. As a result, California’s Environmental Education Curriculum, a program launched by California’s Environmental Protection Agency to raise awareness and activism regarding climate change in K-12 public schools, contains what Californians Against Waste deems false and misleading information. Click here to read more.

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