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Compostable Product Labeling and Declarations - Focus Sheet

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23-07-022April 2023June 2024
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Author(s) Washington Department of Ecology
Description The Plastic Product Degradability Law (Chapter 70A.455 Revised Code of Washington (RCW)) sets marketing claim standards for compostable products sold in Washington State. This focus sheet provides an overview of updates to the law.
The mission of the Department of Ecology is to protect, preserve, and enhance Washington’s environment. To help us meet that goal, please consider the environment before you print or request a copy.

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Keywords disclosure, compostable, compostable plastics, plastic, labeling

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