Maine shift recycling costs back to producers of packaging waste, in a US first

US state of Maine has passed a historic new bill for recycling which shifts the responsibility and costs of disposing packaging materials and waste away from consumers and back towards the companies and manufacturers that make them. The new legislation, which was passed on 13 July, is a first for the US. Maine’s extended producer responsibility programme for packaging means that companies will now be … Continue reading Maine shift recycling costs back to producers of packaging waste, in a US first