- Two states in the United States, Maine and Oregon, have passed new laws which will extend the responsibility to the producer about how to recycle or dispose of their packaging.
- In Maine the law addresses packaging and will have producers paying the entire cost of package recycling. In Oregon, they will owe about 25% .
- The fees will depend on the ease of recyclability, use of post-consumer recycled content and the environmental impacts of the materials.
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