Adds new subdivision to GS 130A-309.10(e) (concerning plastic container labeling) to prohibit any person from distributing or selling a plastic container that is labeled as biodegradable unless the container meets the Standard Specification for Compostable Plastics, includes a “Do Not Recycle” label, and does not include a resin identification label. Makes organizational changes.
Appropriates $2,000 for 2012-13 from the General Fund to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to develop educational resources on the plastic labeling changes.
Applies to plastic containers distributed, sold, or offered for sale after January 1, 2013.
Status: Ref To Com On Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources (Senate Action) (May 21 2012)
Bill S 822 (2011-2012)Summary date: May 17 2012 - View Summary