Washington Legislature begins January 14 and Oregon's begins Jan. 22, 2019

Washington's legislature will consider plastic packaging stewardship, paint stewardship, and right to repair (fair repair) legislation – watch the NWPSC's new video (YouTube) on the problem with plastic packaging and how EPR is a solution.

A plastic bag ban bill is also expected, according to Zero Waste Washington. Read about Washington's 4 existing product stewardship programs (electronics, mercury lights, medicines, and solar panels).

Oregon's legislature will consider EPR for household hazardous waste (HHW), medicines stewardship, and mattress stewardship bills.