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Public Resources Code - PRC

DIVISION 30. WASTE MANAGEMENT [40000 - 49620]

  ( Division 30 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )

PART 3. STATE PROGRAMS [42000 - 42999]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 15. Newsprint [42750 - 42791]

  ( Chapter 15 added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 23. )

ARTICLE 2. Recycled-Content Newsprint Program [42760 - 42762]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 23. )

42760.
  

On and after January 1, 1991, every consumer of newsprint in California shall ensure that at least 25 percent of all newsprint used by that consumer of newsprint is made from recycled-content newsprint, if recycled-content newsprint is available at a price comparable to that of newsprint made from virgin material, if the recycled-content newsprint meets the quality standards established by the board pursuant to Section 42775, and if the recycled-content newsprint is available within a reasonable period of time.

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 23. Effective March 30, 1990.)

42761.
  

The percentage of newsprint used which is made from recycled-content newsprint shall be calculated in tons used on an annual basis and shall increase to:

(a) Thirty percent on and after January 1, 1994.

(b) Thirty-five percent on and after January 1, 1996.

(c) Forty percent on and after January 1, 1998.

(d) Fifty percent on and after January 1, 2000.

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 23. Effective March 30, 1990.)

42762.
  

This division does not apply to any newsprint purchased prior to January 1, 1990.

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 23. Effective March 30, 1990.)

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