Considers a product’s complete lifecycle – from manufacturing to purchase to recycling to reuse as recycled content.
Creates a system that invests in all three facets of the state’s recycling infrastructure system: collection, processing and use of recycled content.
Encourages and incentivizes the use of recyclable and compostable materials.
Quantifies California’s recycling goals and successes by material rather than by product.
Provides for corrective actions that further California’s recycling goals.