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California Product Stewardship Council lauds Canadian government initiative on plastics

The California Product Stewardship Council (CPSC) shared the above video and the New York Times article below with their members and stakeholders this week, stating: "We wanted to share with you a short yet powerful video and article about the Canadian Prime Minister's announcement that they are taking on plastics, will push forward with Enhanced Producer Responsibility for all plastics, and will put a single-use plastic ban in place by 2021.  We are energized by this video and, with your support, will continue to push California forward as part of this movement.  The time is now!"

California Senate unanimously passes statewide drug and needle take-back program to be paid for by producers

The California State Senate unanimously, on a vote of 39-0, passed SB 212 (Senator Jackson, Assembly member's Ting and Gray), which will establish a comprehensive statewide take-back system for sharps and medications. If signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown, SB 212 will be the first in the U.S. to establish  a comprehensive, producer-funded take-back program to provide safe and convenient disposal options for home-generated pharmaceutical drugs and sharps waste.