Jennie Romer, Esq. is a writer, a lawyer, and a sustainability expert, and the author of Can I Recycle This?, an illustrated guide to better recycling and how to reduce single-use plastics, which was released by Penguin Books in April 2021. As a Legal Associate at the Surfrider Foundation’s Plastic Pollution Initiative, Jennie leads policy efforts and litigation efforts to reduce plastic pollution across the United States. Her knowledge is routinely sought by legislators, environmental nonprofits, and businesses across the U.S., and she helped author plastic bag bans in California and New York.