In My Opinion: Comparing the Nation’s First Packaging EPR Laws

24 Aug 2021

"On Aug. 6, Oregon became the second state to sign into law an extended producer responsibility (EPR) regulation for packaging. The Pacific Northwest state joins Maine, bookending the country with legislation that requires producers to take more responsibility for the end-of-life management of the packaging they produce. Though both laws call for the implementation of a producer responsibility program, the two states have differing visions of what that implementation will look like."

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