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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 9.5. Telephone Directory Recycling [42550 - 42558]

  ( Chapter 9.5 added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 1066, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 1. Telephone Directory Recycling Goals [42550 - 42556]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 1066, Sec. 2. )

42550.
  

For purposes of this chapter, “telephone directory” means a directory which lists the calling numbers of telephones located in this state of which 1,000 or more copies are distributed to the general public.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 1066, Sec. 2.)

42551.
  

The board shall conduct a study of the feasibility of requiring that all telephone directories issued or sold in this state be made of materials that will allow for the maximum volume of directories to be recycled. The board shall consult with representatives of telephone directory publishers, including the Yellow Pages Publishers Association, as well as representatives of recycling operators. The board shall make use of public hearings and workshops as a means of providing an opportunity for public comment. The board may create an advisory board consisting of members representing telephone directory publishers, recycling operators, and other interested parties.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 1066, Sec. 2.)

42553.
  

Article 2 (commencing with Section 42557) shall become operative only if the report required in former Section 42552, as added by Chapter 1066 of the Statutes of 1991, contains an affirmative finding regarding the feasibility of producing recyclable telephone directories without significantly reducing the durability of the directories nor significantly increasing production costs.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 193, Sec. 171. Effective January 1, 2005.)

42554.
  

It is the goal of this state that not less than 30 percent of telephone directories distributed in this state be recycled on and after January 1, 1994, that 35 percent of telephone directories distributed in this state be recycled on and after January 1, 1996, that 40 percent of telephone directories distributed in this state be recycled on and after January 1, 1998, and that 50 percent of telephone directories distributed in this state be recycled on and after January 1, 2000.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 1066, Sec. 2.)

42555.
  

If the board determines that the policy goals established by Section 42554 are not being met by January 1, 1995, the board shall make recommendations to the Legislature, on or before January 1, 1996, on strategies for meeting the goals established in Section 42554.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 1066, Sec. 2.)

42556.
  

If the board determines that the policy goals established by Section 42554 are not being met by January 1, 1999, the board shall make recommendations to the Legislature, on or before January 1, 2000, on strategies for meeting the goals established in Section 42554.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 1066, Sec. 2.)

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