A California bill that would have required manufacturers to find ways to keep plastic junk out of the state’s waterways died in the state Assembly on Friday. If the bill passed, it would have required manufacturers to reduce 95 percent of plastic pollution by 2024 and would have fined companies that did not comply. Similar policies have been successful in other countries, but it looks like it won’t be happening in the U.S. for quite some time.
Harney Sushi, an upscale restaurant in San Diego is now serving suish with edible QR (quick response) codes. The codes can be scanned by any smart phone and takes the user to the NOAA FishWatch website where they can learn if they fish they’re about to consume is sustainable and if there are any health concerns for that particular species. Check out this interview with one of the chefs from Harney Sushi.
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