Recycling – Recycled Plastic Content – State Legislation Update

On February 18, 2021, the law firm Keller and Heckman posted in Lexology an analysis, titled “More States Consider Minimum Recycled Content Requirements” noting that “… California became the first state in the U.S. to require a minimum post-consumer recycled resin in plastic bottles (see CA to Require Minimum Recycled Content in Plastics Bottles). Other states may follow California’s lead. Washington, New Jersey, and Oregon are three states where legislatures have introduced bills requiring the use of post-consumer recycled content in certain types of packaging …” #Recycling #SingleUsePlastic