Product stewardship: the act of making products safer for people and the planet, from design to disposal.

PSI brings together the public and private sectors to solve the toughest municipal waste management problems. Here's what we can do for you:


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EPR for Packaging Hits the National Stage

Sen. Udall and Rep. Lowenthall released a discussion draft of legislation that would hold producers responsible for waste they produce. PSI assisted legislative staff in the bill, particularly in making EPR the centerpiece.

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Washington Enacts Law Creating New Paint Recycling Program

Washington joined eight states and the District of Columbia with a law paving the way for an industry-run collection and recycling program for leftover architectural paint.

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EPR and the China Sword

Failure to place responsibility on producers through effective EPR legislation has left many local governments and taxpayers in a difficult bind across the U.S.

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Diversys technology makes recycling simple.

The DiversysPRO software platform makes resource recovery management transparent, efficient, and easy for stewardships and PROs.

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Oregon Drug Take-Back Bill Becomes Law

The law requires drug manufacturers to pay for and run a drug take-back program, ensuring that Oregonians have free access to safe drug disposal.

Washington Enacts Law Creating New Paint Recycling Program

The law will provide Washington residents and businesses with a convenient way to recycle their leftover latex and oil paint.

The Future is Now: PSI CEO Joins TerraCycle® CEO to Present A Crash Course In Designing for the Circular Economy

Scott Cassel and Tom Szaky team up with innovators in sustainability on new book The Future of Packaging: From Linear to Circular.

A Letter from Dave Galvin, PSI President Emeritus

Local governments can’t do these big policy lifts alone. They need coordinated help from others around the country and even beyond.

Producer Responsibility: Seeking Leaders in the Textile Industry

The technology to reuse, recycle, and repurpose many textiles already exists. What’s missing is the properly funded infrastructure.

In Response: The Conflict of Interest That Is Killing Recycling

The fluctuation of recycling markets is nothing new. But for 50 years, we have failed to recognize that recycling is stifled by an uneven playing field.


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