Benefits and Fees of Government Membership

Become a Government Member of PSI

PSI Members and Partners are guided by the Principles of Product Stewardship.

State and Local Government Full Member Benefits

  • Free access to PSI's webinars;
  • Monthly Product Stewardship Updates Newsletter, featuring the latest news and events;
  • Bi-weekly Legislative Updates emails, and 24/7 exclusive access to our online legislative tracker;
  • PSI News Alerts to keep you informed of late-breaking product stewardship news;
  • Networking and relationship-building with other government agencies, as well as industry leaders, retailers, and environmental advocates;
  • Access to exclusive product resources and reports on the PSI website;
  • The ability to shape public policy with access to dialogue meetings, work groups, and national strategy development calls;
  • Opportunities to promote your agency's product stewardship initiatives and successes;
  • Invitations to speak publicly at PSI conferences, symposiums, and other meetings;
  • Discounts at PSI conferences, summits, symposiums, and events;
  • Access to PSI staff for technical and strategic guidance;
  • Priority selection for participation in pilot projects; and
  • Eligibility to serve on, and vote for, the PSI Board of Directors. 




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Local governments in NE and OK:

A special Full Membership opportunity is available. 

Please contact Amanda Nicholson to learn more.


For state and local governments that are not able to pay for Full Membership, Affiliate Memberships are available at no cost. Affiliate Members receive PSI News Alerts, a subscription to PSI's quarterly newsletter, and discounted access to PSI's monthly webinars.


Questions about joining PSI? 

Contact Suzy Whalen at or Megan Byers at

Member Testimonials:

"Under the new paint product stewardship program facilitated by PSI, Oregon’s Metro regional government will save about $1 million each year. Thanks to PSI’s vision, leadership and tenacity, what was once a longtime dream has become a reality. The program will save valuable resources and create jobs by enhancing our facility’s capacity to manufacture and sell high-quality recycled paint." -- Jim Quinn, Hazardous Waste Program Manager, Metro, Oregon

"PSI is the nucleus around which government and industry interests meet. It is a vehicle that runs on objectivity, sound research, and technical competence that can’t help but attract a strong network of stakeholders in order that effective solutions may be created.” -- Dave Galvin, Hazardous Waste Management Program Supervisor, King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, WA

"PSI brought the concept of product stewardship to Nebraska, but they did not impose it on us. Rather, they worked collaboratively with government agencies and business interests so that we could implement the concept of product stewardship in a way that works for Nebraska. We now have a solid coalition that is committed to product stewardship as the best approach to save taxpayer dollars, reduce the need for government resources, and result in a healthy environment for our citizens." -- Steve Danahy, Waste Planning and Aid Unit Supervisor, Nebraska DEQ

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