Legislation: Washington

Status: Passed Type: Policy Date: June, 2012

In 2008, the Northwest Product Stewardship Council and California Product Stewardship Council released joint Framework Principles for Product Stewardship Policy (PDF file, 92KB). Since that time, the Vermont Product Stewardship Council, British Columbia Product Stewardship Council, ...

Status: Passed Type: Policy Date: January, 2010

The Reusable Packaging Association approved a position statement on Product Stewardship Policy and Framework Principles in January 2010. (PDF file, 27 KB)

Status: Passed Type: Policy Date: October, 2009

The Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO) released a framework policy document in October 2009. (PDF file, 60 KB)

Status: Passed Type: Resolution Date: July, 2009

The National Association of Counties adopted a resolution in 2008 supporting an Extended Producer Responsibility Framework Approach (PDF file, 11KB) and readopted it in 2009.  The resolution supports the creation of effective producer-lead reduction, reuse and recycling programs, to deal with a product’s lifecycle impacts from design through end of life management, without relying solely on state and local governments. In addition, the...

Status: Failed Type: Bill Date: November, 2008

HB 1718 was introduced in 2009 and was the outcome of Executive Order 07-02 (PDF file, 79KB) that was signed by the governor in February 2007 directing the Washington State Department of Ecology and Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development to develop a climate change initiative.

The ...