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Chicago Tribune Investigates Flame Retardants

The Chicago Tribune is featuring a series of articles, videos, and graphics on the toxic chemicals in flame retardants, industry involvement, and ongoing regulatory and policy failures. Also, visit the Council’s Chemicals product stewardship page.

Product Policy Institute blog: Why the current municipal recycling system can’t deliver the goods

A May 31 column on the Product Policy Institute blog, by North Carolina Recycling Program Director Scott Mouw, Running to stand still: Why the current municipal recycling system can’t deliver the goods, looks at recycling and extended producer responsibility (EPR) and asks: "In a classic capitalistic system, when demand rises, economic law dictates that suppliers will respond.

Rhode Island Passes Paint Stewardship Bill

A bill requiring paint producers to create and implement a paint stewardship program passed both the Rhode Island Senate and House and was signed into law by the Governor. The paint industry (the American Coatings Association) testified in favor of this legislation.

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