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Big Changes in California's Beverage Container Recycling Program: AB 179 and SB 1013

Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Time: 10:30 AM – 12 PM Pacific
(7:30 AM – 9 AM Hawaii / 11:30 AM – 1 PM Mountain /
12:30 PM – 2 PM Central / 1:30 PM – 3 PM Eastern)

This very timely and topical webinar will cover California’s recently passed recycling legislation, AB 179 and SB 1013. We’ll give you the details on more than two dozen provisions in these bills, including:

•    More than a billion dollars in new funding for recycling and other activities;
•    Dramatic changes to convenient access to recycling and retailers’ responsibilities;
•    Environmental benefits of recycling wine and spirits containers;
•    Refillables – yes, refillables! – and so much more!

Presenter: CRI President Susan Collins

Don’t miss this webinar on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 – gain valuable insights into new California beverage container recycling legislation and get YOUR questions answered.

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The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) released a report, “Increasing recycling of beverage containers in Minnesota: Recommendations for a statewide recycling refund program.”
The report, which was researched by Tim Buwalda of ReclayStewardEdge, considers the impacts of a 10-cent deposit on beverage containers in order to boost the state’s recycling volume.  

Separately, the Glass Packaging Institute considered the same subject. GPI will present the research and modeling results that were produced by RRS.

Panelists Include:

Wayne Gjerde - Recycling Market Development Coordinator, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)

Tim Buwalda – Senior Consultant, Reclay StewardEdge Inc.

Lynn Bragg – President, Glass Packaging Institute (GPI)

Bryan Vickers – Consultant, Glass Packaging Institute (GPI)

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