California’s new SB-54 Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) bill has been signed into law. With its passing, the bill has sparked a conversation about what EPR bills are and what makes them successful. 

The SB-54 bill in California focuses primarily on plastic waste, but other materials that prove to be hazardous to the planet or human health will be seen in future EPR bills. 

We’re breaking down EPR bills and what materials should be included in future legislation.