FPA Submits Testimony in Opposition to House Bill 1488 to Washington’s House Environment and Energy Committee

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to HB1488, “Relating to the management of plastic packaging materials,” which sets arbitrary rates and dates for all plastic packaging in Washington to have post-consumer recycled content (PRC) incorporated and assess fees for non-compliance that would go to the State for the purposes of litter control, improvement of capabilities to manage plastic packaging waste, and investments to improve recycling infrastructure for plastic packaging, none of which are outlined with any detail.

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