The longest-running comprehensive guide to public drop-off sites accepting plastic film has been taken down, leaving a gap in consumer-facing recycling information for bags and other flexible packaging.
Speakers from consumer brands like Coca-Cola and recyclers like Rumpke discussed how to send more recyclables to MRFs at the Packaging Recycling Summit.
Apple supports the concept of federal right-to-repair legislation, and it will voluntarily extend the requirements of California’s new repair law to the rest of the U.S., Apple’s repair boss said Tuesday. Continue Reading→
The new ‘right to repair’ law could slow down the dumping of e-waste into our landfills and save customers and recycling firms millions of dollars.
The calls to pause a California law aimed at reducing organic waste in landfills downplay the importance of reducing methane emissions.
Supporters say the new payment structure will better reflect short-term commodity market fluctuations. The law also expands coverage to millions of 100% fruit and vegetable juice containers.
Newsom also vetoed a plastic gift card ban and several bills related to packaging. He has yet to take action on a bottle bill update.
Another busy legislative season is winding down in California. Several recycling-related bills made it to the governor’s desk this year, dealing with the right to repair, extended producer responsibility and the state’s deposit return system. Others didn’t make it to the finish line.
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California’s new law for consumer electronics is among the strongest in the country, advocates say. Newsom vetoed a separate right-to-repair bill for powered wheelchairs, citing healthcare complexities.