Plastic Waste From Cannabis Packaging Is Becoming A Problem In The US And Canada

By Joana Scopel Considering that cannabis became lawful in Canada, sustainability however leaves place for enhancement, mitigating the millions of lbs . of plastic packaging that authorized marijuana generates each yr. In accordance to reporting by Leafly, in 2018—the initial calendar year of cannabis legalization in Canada—solid black plastic containers were being the most obvious containers […]

NY Senator Files ‘Cannabis Container Bill of Rights’ To Address 150M Tons Of Plastic Waste

By Nina Zdinjak New York senator Michelle Hinchey submitted legislation called “Cannabis Container Invoice of Legal rights,” which pushes for recycling across the hashish sector at the time retail sales formally commence, reported Cannabis Minute. The measure asks marijuana retailers to provide a $1 deposit for any hashish product sold in single-use plastic containers and to reimburse shoppers when they return the container. The proposed legislation […]