Solution

Californians for Recycling and the Environment’s goal is to reduce packaging and waste by supporting increased recyclability and reuse of materials in a way that:

Californians for Recycling and the Environment’s goal is to reduce packaging and waste by supporting increased recyclability and reuse of materials in a way that:

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.

How You Can Help

If you’re interested in reducing the amount of waste that ends up in our state’s landfills, there are several ways you can help.

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Bills

CRE is ready to work with legislators to enact effective, environmentally responsible solutions that are consensus-based and consumer-focused.

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About CRE

CRE is committed to environmental sustainability and recycling. That’s the reason our members work hard to stay at the forefront of sustainable product development and why we are continually working to reduce our environmental footprint, including by minimizing waste and using renewable options. Together, we can find a solution that protects our environment, keeps Californians safe, and ensures that the products we’ve come to rely on remain available and affordable.

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