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Post-consumer recycled content (PCRC) rulemaking summary

Publication number Date Published
23-07-030April 2023
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Author(s) Shannon Jones
Description In 2021, Washington passed Chapter 70A.245 RCW. This sets minimum recycled content requirements for plastic in categories of containers and trash bags. The rulemaking process ensures that Ecology’s regulatory development is consistent and clear. This process offers regulated entities and interested parties time to understand proposed regulations.
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Keywords Rulemaking, plastic packaging, rule making, plastic, rule-making, rule, post-consumer, Plastic bag ban

Guidance for post-consumer recycled content law