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AB 792 - Increases Recycled Plastics Percentages Used in Plastic Beverage Bottles - California Key Vote

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Title: Increases Recycled Plastics Percentages Used in Plastic Beverage Bottles

Title: Increases Recycled Plastics Percentages Used in Plastic Beverage Bottles

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Title: Increases Recycled Plastics Percentages Used in Plastic Beverage Bottles

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that increases the percentage of recycled plastics used in plastic beverage bottles.

Highlights:

 

  • Establishes, beginning January 1, 2021, that all plastic beverage containers filled by a beverage manufacturer be on a tiered plan that requires all plastic beverage containers to have no less than 75 percent of post-consumer recycled plant content by January 1, 2030 (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that any funds collected as penalties from this act shall be appropriated in the annual budget act for the purpose of market development to increase the recycling of plastic beverage containers (Sec. 1).

  • Requires that between January 1. 2021 and December 31, 2024, all plastic beverage containers filled by a beverage manufacturer contain no less than 10 percent post-consumer recycled plastic (Sec. 2).

  • Requires that between January 1, 2025, and December 31, 2029, all plastic beverage containers filled by a beverage manufacturer contain no less than 25 percent post-consumer recycled plastic (Sec. 2).

  • Requires that by January 1, 2030, all plastic beverage containers filled by a beverage manufacturer to contain no less than 50 percent post-consumer recycled plastic (Sec. 2).

  • Requires that by March 1, 2022, and each year annually thereafter, every beverage manufacturer to report to the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery on the pounds, resin type, and the amounts of virgin plastic and post-consumer recycled plastic used by the manufacturer (Sec. 2).

  • Specifies that this act does not apply to rigid plastic containers or rigid plastic bottles that are medical devices, medical products designed to be sterile, prescription medicine, and packaging used for those products (Sec. 5).

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Title: Increases Recycled Plastics Percentages Used in Plastic Beverage Bottles

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the percentage of recycled plastics used in plastic beverage bottles.

Highlights:

 

  • Establishes, beginning January 1, 2021, that all plastic beverage containers filled by a beverage manufacturer be on a tiered plan that requires all plastic beverage containers have no less than 75 percent post consumer recycled plant content by January 1, 2030 (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that any funds collected as penalties from this act shall be appropriated in the annual budget act for the purpose of market development and increasing the recycling of plastic beverage containers (Sec. 1).

  • Requires that between January 1. 2021 and December 31, 2022 all plastic beverage containers filled by a beverage manufacturer contain no less than 15 percent post consumer recycled plastic (Sec. 2).

  • Requires that between January 1, 2023 and December 31, 2024 all plastic beverage containers filled by a beverage manufacturer contain no less than 25 percent post consumer recycled plastic (Sec. 2).

  • Requires that between January 1, 2025 and December 31, 2026 all plastic beverage containers filled by a beverage manufacturer contain no less than 35 percent post consumer recycled plastic (Sec. 2).

  • Requires that by March 1, 2022 and each year annually thereafter every beverage manufacturer shall report to the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery in pounds and resin type the amount of virgin plastic and post consumer recycled plastic used by the manufacturer (Sec. 2).

  • Specifies that this act shall not apply to rigid plastic containers or rigid plastic bottles that are medical devices, medical products designed to be sterile, prescription medicine, and packaging used for those products from the above mentioned requirements (Sec. 4).

Title: Increases Recycled Plastics Percentages Used in Plastic Beverage Bottles

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