California Governor Signs AB729 Carpet Recycling Revisions into Law

Sacramento, CA, October 11, 2019--California governor, Gavin Newsom, has signed AB729. The new law goes into effect January 1, 2020.

The law, “Revises the Product Stewardship for Carpets Program to, among other things, require the stewardship  plan include a funding mechanism with differential assessments, require a ‘contingency plan’ in the absence of an approved plan by the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle), and increase the administrative penalties from $1,000 per day to $5,000 per day.”

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