Recycling – Washington State Legislature Approved Bill Summarized

An April 27, 2021 Beveridge and Diamond News Alert https://www.bdlaw.com/publications/washington-state-plastics-bill-imposes-minimum-content-requirements-on-many-household-and-food-service-products/ reports that “… On April 21, 2021, the Washington State legislature passed … SB5022, which creates recycled content minimums for some plastic products sold in Washington State, bans the sale and distribution of certain types of plastic, and establishes registration and reporting requirements for manufacturers of specific plastic products. The bill also bans expanded polystyrene (EPS) and limits how the food service industry can provide consumers with single-use plastic products such as eating utensils and straws … the bill also imposes reporting and registration requirements for manufacturers of certain plastic products … some news sources indicate that Governor Inslee is likely to sign this bill …” #Recycling #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic @bdlawfirm @EcologyWA

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