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California Law Restricts Recyclability Claims

The recently signed California Senate Bill 343 prohibits use of the “chasing arrows” recyclable symbol, or any other symbol or statement indicating that a product or packaging is recyclable, in California, unless the product is recyclable in accordance with certain to-be-developed standards.

RequirementsThe law requires that, on or before January 1, 2024, the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) take steps to evaluate and identify which materials are recyclable in the state. Read more…