This bill would require the Department of Environmental Quality to study and make recommendations for modernizing Oregon’s recycling system. The department must provide the results of the study and recommendations in a report to the appropriate interim committees of the Legislative Assembly no later than September 15, 2022.
Oregon State Senate Bill 582 (2021) - (Amended)
Oregon State Senate Bill 582 (2021) (SB582)
Oregon State Senate Bill 582A (2021) (SB582A)
Oregon State Senate Bill 582B (2021) (SB582B)
Oregon State Senate Bill 582 was introduced at the beginning of the 2021 Regular Session. This bill originally proposed directing the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to study and make recommendations for modernizing Oregon's recycling system. The bill would require the results of the study and recommendations to be provided to the Legislative Assembly by September 15, 2022.
This bill was later expanded upon to include significantly more detail concerning the development and implementation of an EPR program.