A partnership between the RMC and NRC in delivering innovative programming to those who are seeking integrated opportunities for materials management. 

The monthly programming Series is provided through live webinar format on the third Tuesday of each month from 1:30pm to 2:45pm EDT. Recordings of the Sustainable Materials Management Webinar Series will be available for those who cannot attend or need to reference the Webinar.  Topic matter and webinar schedules are subject to change. Stay in contact for programming announcements

For more information, visit the Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center, www.pennrmc.org.

update of this massive social endeavor that was created in 2014 will be provided.

July 2017

Plastic Bag Legislation

This webinar will focus on carryout plastic carryout bag legislation across the U.S. and provide a short history of carryout bag laws, outline the basic carryout bag law structures, and delve into the key components to include in a good law. The discussion will include threats of state preemption of local bag laws, including the PA state bag preemption legislation recently vetoed by Governor Wolf, and touch on how advocates in communities around the U.S. are pushing back on preemption threats.

Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2017/1:30-2:45PM EDT
Presenter: Jennie R. Romer, Esq., Founder & Director, plasticbaglaws.org
Topic Subject Matter: Plastic Carryout Bag Legislation
Technical Complexity: Moderate