What is Product Stewardship?

Product Stewardship is an environmental management strategy that means whoever designs, produces, sells, or uses a product takes responsibility for minimizing the product's environmental impact throughout all stages of the products' life cycle. The greatest responsibility lies with whoever has the most ability to affect the life cycle environmental impacts of the products. The mission of the Council is to integrate product stewardship principles into the policy and economic structures of the Pacific Northwest.


EPR for HHW bill in Vermont

H 560 passed the Vermont House on March 21, 2018 and awaits their Senate. If the bill passes (the Governor pledged not to impose any new taxes or fees, including H 560):