Wayne Pesce, CFA President:
It’s time to recycle more plastics. In 2015 more than a billion pounds of plastic bags and wraps were recycled in the U.S. — the national recycling rate is approximately 15 percent.
A comprehensive look at the state’s consumer package task force. The process of developing the model will include outreach to industry and public participation. (more…)
A cookout of Americans’ favorite foods for the Fourth of July, including hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork spare ribs, potato salad, baked beans, lemonade and chocolate milk, will cost slightly less this year, coming in at less than $6 per person (more…)
CFA has joined the Trinity College Catalyst Internship Program, which combines leadership and training with a substantive, paid, eight-week internship at a Hartford-based organization. (more…)
After the implementation of Pennsylvania’s sweetened beverage tax, Pepsi reported they will be laying off between 80-100 workers in the Philadelphia region.
A proposed bill would impose a 5-cent tax on single-use plastic and paper bags.