Merkley Chairs Subcommittee Hearing on Reducing Single-Use Waste – Opening Statement

On July, 27, 2023, Senator Merkley chaired a Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Chemical Safety, Environmental Justice, and Regulatory Oversight Subcommittee hearing examining solutions for reducing single-use waste and expanding refill and reuse infrastructure.

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Witnesses Include: Dacie Meng, Policy and Institutions Senior Manager (North America), Ellen MacArthur Foundation Clemence Schmid, General Manager, Loop Global Tim Debus, President and CEO, Reusable Packaging Association