A new introduced bill aims to reduce waste, litter, and greenhouse gases and create thousands of green jobs. The California Product Stewardship Act, AB 283, would incentivize producers to design products and packaging that are less toxic, more durable, reusable, recyclable and/or biodegradable.
“AB 283 moves California towards a more sustainable environment and economy,” said Chesbro, chair of the Assembly’s Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee. “Product stewardship will reduce government spending and greenhouse gases, while creating jobs that are desperately needed in our state. This bill will help move California out of its budget crisis and into a ‘cradle to cradle’ state that takes care of its own.” Continue Reading →