AB 283 (Chesbro) - Extended Producer Responsibility


Summary.
Would implement an Extended Producer Responsibility program in California that would require manufacturers increase the recyclability, and recycling, of their products, as well as reduce toxicity.

Position and Status.
CAW Supports. AB 283 was held under submission in ASM Appropriations.

Description.
AB 283 would give the California Integrated Waste Management Board the authority to select products for inclusion in an Extended Producer Responsibility program.  After 2012, selected products would be required to improve waste collection, maximize recycling, and reduce overall the life-cycle impact of the product.

CAW Staff Contacts.
Mark Murray (916) 443-5422

Current Actions.
No current actions on this bill.

Assembly Member Wesley Chesbro
State Capitol, Sacramento, CA 95814

Current Language, Analyses and Votes.

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