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5/13/2024 MEDIA ADVISORY: Plastic Bottle Waste Commission meets today
STATE HOUSE – The Special Joint Legislative Commission to Study and Provide Recommendations to Protect Our Environment and Natural Resources from Plastic Bottle Waste will meet today, Monday, May 13 at 3 p.m. in the Senate Lounge of the State House to discuss the proposed final commission report.
No public testimony will be taken at the meeting.
The commission is chaired by Rep. Carol Hagan McEntee (D-Dist. 33, South Kingstown, Narragansett) and Sen. Mark P. McKenney (D-Dist. 30, Warwick).   

The commission is tasked with creating a comprehensive study on the issues concerning current practices for the recycling of plastic bottles, miniature alcoholic beverage containers, and single-use plastic packaging and identifying pathways to improve the state's ability to address and recycle these materials. 
The meeting will be televised by Capitol Television, which can be seen on Cox channel 61, on i3Broadband channel 15 and on Verizon channel 34. It will be live streamed at

For more information, contact:
Andrew Caruolo, Publicist
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903