The government’s bad idea to stop using single-use plastics

In Politics by Michael Rae

The Government Services Administration is considering phasing out single-use plastics from its supply chain and procurement processes, which would have major ramifications for America’s economy and the functioning of its production and service sectors. Due to the size and market power of the GSA, the proposed rule’s impacts would likely ripple through the national plastics economy and the personal plastics economy of individual Americans, who would find their choices to use single-use plastics impacted, perhaps considerably.

On July 7, 2022, the Government Services Administration (GSA) put out an advance notice of proposed rulemaking asking its contractors who make or use single-use plastics