Extended Producer Responsibility Bill Signed by CO Governor

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Signed into law, House Bill 1355 requires the executive director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to designate a nonprofit organization to implement and manage a statewide program that provides recycling services to covered entities in the state (defined as residences, businesses, schools, government buildings, and public places) and is funded by annual dues (producer responsibility dues) paid by producers of products that use covered materials (defined as packaging materials and paper products that are sold, offered for sale, or distributed in the state).