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Packaging Stewardship Bills Hit States

Monday, March 4, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alyce Ryan
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Lawmakers in Indiana and Washington are evaluating proposals that would shift end-of-life packaging management responsibilities from municipalities to product producers.

 

The Product Stewardship Institute (PSI), which promotes extended producer responsibility (EPR) programs nationwide, tied the recent legislative interest directly to current recycling market disruptions.

“As the impacts of China’s import restrictions on recyclable material unfolded throughout the United States in 2018, interest in EPR for packaging grew,” PSI recently announced.

 

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