Packaging Legislation: Washington

The latest packaging product stewardship legislation for Washington.

Status:
Proposed
Type:
Bill
Date:
January, 2019

Plastic packaging stewardship legislation, Senate Bill 5397House Bill 1652, was introduced in January 2019.

The legislation, concerning the responsible management of plastic...

Status:
Passed
Type:
Law
Date:
July, 2007

HB 2056 was signed into law and went into effect in July, 2007. The bill requires beverage vendors at official gatherings and events, in areas for which residential and commercial recycling is already available, to provide recycling for single-serving plastic, glass and aluminum containers. The Washington State Department of Ecology has produced a Focus Sheet on Recycling at Washington Events (PDF file, 175KB) that answers...