Plastic Reduction

Reduce your reliance on single use plastic

Plastic Free Alternatives
Plastic Reduction Suggestions

Legislative Action to Reduce Plastic

Plastic Reduction Bills for 2023-2024
Supported by Beyond Plastics Greater Boston and Green Hudson

The Act to Reduce Plastics Bill S570/H.882 sponsored by Senator Becca Rausch and Rep. Ted
Philips is now considered an Omnibus Bill and is accompanied by these other bills (some of
which are described below.)

S443, S450, S477, S518, S525, S565, S567, H766, H767, H768, H770, H776, H784, H882,
H887 and H888
This Omnibus Bill still awaits a hearing from the Ways and Means Committee.
An omnibus bill is a single document that is accepted in a single vote by a legislature but
packages together several measures into one or combines diverse subjects.
Please contact the Ways and Means Committee Chair people at the numbers below and urge
them to prioritize moving this bill along to the full

Senate and House:

Senate Chair –
Michael J. Rodriguez (617) 722-1481

House Chair –
Aaron Michlewitz (617) 722-2380

Other Bills to be Voted on Separately

An Act to Skip the Stuff to Reduce Restaurant Waste. H. 766
Sponsored by Rep. Michelle L. Ciccolo

An Act Relative to Plastic Bag Reduction S. 477 and H. 784
Sponsored by Senator James Eldridge and Representative Mindy Domb.

An Act to Reduce Single Use Plastics from the Environment. S. 525 and H.767
Sponsored by Senator Jason Lewis and Rep. Michelle Ciccolo

An Act Prohibiting State and Municipal Contracts from the Purchase And Installation of Artificial
Turf Fields. S. 2057 and H. 958

Sponsored by Senator Marc Pacheco and Rep. Carmine Gentile

An Act to Restrict the Use of Polystyrene. H.3627 and S.1328
Sponsored by Rep. Marjorie Decker and Senator Michael Barrett.

An Act to Expand the Bottle Bill. S.2104 and H.3690
Sponsored by Senator Cynthia Creem & Rep. Marjorie Decker

Hudson’s Single Use Plastic Ban

Sierra Club Endorsement