People. Planet. Profit: Businesses support HB6664 as a triple win
Long story short: Connecticut has tons of material to recycle, but insufficient infrastructure to recycle it, and not enough incentives for companies to use recycled or recyclable packaging materials.
That's why the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), an international trade association exclusively dedicated to improving plastic recycling, strongly support HB6664 and specifically the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for packaging program created under Section 1 of the bill. Close to 40 countries and provinces have successfully used packaging EPR laws, some for more than 20 years, and we're thrilled that in the last two years alone, four U.S. states have passed packaging EPR bills: Maine, Oregon, Colorado and California.
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