California Requires Plastics Makers to Foot the Bill for Recycling

In one of the most ambitious statewide attempts to reduce dependence on plastics, California instituted a new requirement that makers of packaging pay for recycling and reduce or eliminate single-use plastic packaging. The law, signed by California’s governor on Thursday, is the fourth of its kind to be passed byContinue Reading

Porterville Police Department Joins Growing List of California Law Enforcement Agencies Successfully Utilizing Veritone Contact to Meet California AB 953 Racial and Identity Profiling Act Requirements

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Veritone, Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI), creator of aiWARE, a hyper-expansive enterprise AI platform, today announced that the Porterville Police Department is now successfully utilizing its intelligent stop data collection and reporting application Veritone Contact to meet the stringent requirements of the California AB 953 Racial and Identity Profiling Act (RIPA)Continue Reading

Hyve Solutions president and founder Steve Ichinaga honored at California Legislative LGBTQ Caucus annual Pride Month floor ceremony

Silicon Valley executive leads the charge to foster culture of diversity, equity and inclusion at Hyve Solutions that extends to company’s suppliers and customers FREMONT, Calif., June 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Steve Ichinaga, president and founder of Hyve Solutions Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of TD SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX) and a leadingContinue Reading

Reusable plastic bags from California

Three new lawsuits target reusable bags in California. | The Last Beach Cleanup If most community recycling programs don’t accept PE bags but some grocery stores do, are the bags legally considered recyclable? Three newly filed lawsuits argue the answer is no, implying it’s illegal for stores in California toContinue Reading

California state flag

Leave it to Washington-DC-West — i.e., California — to come up with another grand idea for placing additional financial burden on plastics producers and consumers. This time the enabler is single-use plastics (SUP) and the method is — who would have guessed? — a new tax. This November, consumers will voteContinue Reading

B.C. watches as California subpoenas plastic industry over waste, alleged deception – Victoria News

As waves crashed along the shoreline behind him, California’s attorney general in April announced he subpoenaed ExxonMobil, alleging the company helped cause a global plastic pollution crisis while it intentionally deceived the public for decades. The oil company engaged in “historic and ongoing efforts to deceive the public,” attorney generalContinue Reading

B.C. watches as California subpoenas plastic industry over waste, alleged deception – Cranbrook Daily Townsman

As waves crashed along the shoreline behind him, California’s attorney general in April announced he subpoenaed ExxonMobil, alleging the company helped cause a global plastic pollution crisis while it intentionally deceived the public for decades. The oil company engaged in “historic and ongoing efforts to deceive the public,” attorney generalContinue Reading