Oregon E-Cycles Modernization enacted into law

On July 13, 2023, Oregon Governor Tina Kotek signed into law an amendment to Oregon’s electronics EPR program, E-Cycles, that improves the program. Oregon E-Cycles was one of the first EPR programs in the U.S., and has diverted over 268 million pounds of scrap metal from landfills since its inception in 2009. This amendment makes several key upgrades to the program including: expanding the list of covered materials, creating robust convenience standards, and eliminating the State Contractor Program. Read more.