A new analysis from the Alliance for the Great Lakes found that over two decades, nearly 90% of the litter collected from the beaches was composed of plastic.

Environmentalists have been sounding the alarm about plastic pollution in the environment for years and in New York, they are pushing for legislation on the issue.

Judith Enck, the former EPA regional administrator who currently serves as president of the group Beyond Plastics, joined Capital Tonight on Friday to push for a packaging reduction bill.