California legislature passes high-profile bill to regulate recyclability labels

Read the full story at Waste Dive.

The California legislature passed a major labeling bill (SB 343) on September 9. The bill, which would prohibit use of the “chasing arrows” symbol or any other recyclability claim on packaging unless it was approved through a detailed state-led process, could have national implications in the packaging policy debate. It now heads to Gov. Gavin Newsom for final approval and must be signed into law by Oct. 10.

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