California Will Lead US With Bold Plastic Waste Law Targeting Product Packaging
Governor Gavin Newsom on 30 June signed into law the Plastics Pollution Prevention and Packaging Responsibility Act, which sets thresholds and timelines for reducing plastic use and meeting recycling goals, shifting recycling burden from consumers to producers.
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The Personal Care Products Council is engaging on state legislation for extended producer responsibility programs, which impose the cost of recycling plastic materials on manufacturers. Emerging bills to prohibit use of the ‘chasing arrows’ recycling symbol on consumer packaging also have the trade group’s attention.