Recycling – Colorado Enacts Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Law

On June 3, 2022, the Colorado governor signed into law HB22-1355 “Producer Responsibility Program For Recycling” to “... remove the costs of recycling from localities and taxpayers, and save Coloradans money …” – The bill text at notes: “... On or before June 1, 2023, the executive director (executive director) of the Colorado department of public health and environment (department) must designate a nonprofit organization (organization) to implement and manage a statewide program (program) that provides recycling services to covered entities in the state … The bill creates the producer responsibility program for statewide recycling advisory board (advisory board) that consists of members who have expertise in recycling programs and are knowledgeable about recycling services in the different geographic regions of the stateThe plan proposal will initially cover recycling services only for residential covered entities …” – The new law is too comprehensive properly summarize - #Recycling #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic @GovofCO