Raimondo seeks to reduce plastic litter

GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO signed an executive order Monday to cut down on plastic litter, which included the creation of a task force devoted to the reduction of plastic use and litter as well as promote proper recycling in the state. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
NARRAGANSETT – At a pavilion at Scarborough State Beach, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed an executive order Monday to cut down on plastic litter that, she said, “often ends up in Rhode Island’s waters.” The “Tackling Plastics” executive order seeks to eliminate plastic litter - such as grocery bags, bottles, cups, straws, six-pack rings, and…

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