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AB-478 Solid waste: thermoform containers: minimum recycled content.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 02/08/2021 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 478


Introduced by Assembly Member Ting

February 08, 2021


An act relating to solid waste.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 478, as introduced, Ting. Solid waste: thermoform containers: minimum recycled content.
The California Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989, administered by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, requires a rigid plastic packaging container, as defined, sold or offered for sale in this state, to meet, on average, at least 1 of 5 specified criteria, including that the container be made from 25% postconsumer material.
This bill would declare the intent of the Legislature to enact subsequent legislation relating to the minimum recycled content of thermoform containers.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact subsequent legislation relating to the minimum recycled content of thermoform containers.