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March 22, 2023

Extended Producer Responsibility, March 22, 2023 via webinar

The ACTA Group

The Acta Group (Acta®) affiliate Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.’s (B&C®) March 22, 2023, webinar, “Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Regulations,” is now available for on-demand viewing. During this one-hour webinar LeRoy (Lee) C. Paddock, Distinguished Professorial Lecturer of Environmental Law at the George Washington University Law School; Edith G. Nagy; and Lynn L. Bergeson, President, Acta, discuss the history and evolution of EPR legislation, expected developments that will affect the chemical and chemical product industry, and what companies need to know to prepare for these changes. Professor Paddock reviewed the principle of product/producer responsibility in European Union (EU) waste legislation, current efforts to promote a circular supply chain, and the implementation of EPR by Producer Responsibility Organizations (PROs). Ms. Nagy explained similarities and differences in current packaging EPR regulations in Maine, Oregon, Colorado, and California, and what may be expected as more states adopt similar legislation in the future, and both Paddock and Nagy responded to viewer questions.

Topics Covered:

  • The financial burden of waste management;
  • Social drivers for waste management responsibility;
  • EPR in the European Union (EU) and the United States; and
  • Packaging EPR i
    • Maine;
    • Oregon;
    • Colorado; and
    • California.