California Update for Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Dec 19, 2017

In California nearly 25 percent of all trash between Thanksgiving and Christmas comes from holiday packaging alone.
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• During the holidays Americans produce a lot of waste. CalRecycle is working on policy recommendations to reduce the amount of holiday trash destined for landfills.


• Lawmakers in Washington are gathering support for Tuesday's big vote on tax reform as some California non-profits warn of its potential impact.

Today's reporting by Ezra David Romero and Chris Remington.