• May 6, 2021
  • ACC

Arkansas Is 13th State to Pass Advanced Recycling Legislation to Help End Plastic Waste

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his week, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signed into law HB 1944, which will enable greater adoption of advanced recycling in the state. The American Chemistry Council issued the following statement, which may be attributed to Joshua Baca, ACC’s vice president of plastics:

“The American Chemistry Council is pleased to see more states recognizing the environmental and economic benefits advanced recycling technologies provide. We welcome Arkansas as the 13th state since 2017—and the fourth state this year—to adopt such legislation. Arkansas joins Florida, Wisconsin, Georgia, Iowa, Tennessee, Texas, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Oklahoma, and Arizona in encouraging the growth of advanced recycling by helping ensure these technologies have a predictable and transparent regulatory framework for operation.

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