PSI Webinar 1st Series: September - October 2005

Product Stewardship for Electronics

This call series is now closed.

Featured Speakers and Topics:

Retailers' Perspective on Electronics Legislation
Marc Pearl, Executive Director,Consumer Electronics Retailer's Coalition (CERC)
September 16, 2005
2:00 - 3:30 PM, EST

CERC is a not-for-profit public policy trade association representing Best Buy, Circuit City, Radio Shack, Target, Tweeter, Wal-Mart, the North American Retail Dealers Association, Retail Industry Leaders Association, and the National Retail Federation. CERC has developed a consensus legislative position on electronics recycling, focusing on a national product stewardship solution based on producer responsibility. For more information about CERC and its electronics platform, please visit:
HP's Product Stewardship Solution to Electronics Recycling
David Isaacs, Director of Government and Public Policy; and Renee St. Denis, Director of Product Recycling Solutions for the Americas (Hewlett-Packard Company)
September 14, 2005
2:00 - 3:30 PM, EST
Hewlett-Packard’s Product Stewardship Solution is based on implementing a market driven system for recycling CRT devices. The approach requires manufacturers to take responsibility for the recycling of a specified amount of CRT devices, either by implementing a recycling program, or by assuming financial responsibility for this amount, thereby minimizing the burden currently resting on states, local governments and retailers.

Prospects for Federal Electronics Legislation
Key Congressional Staff
October 6, 2005
2:00 - 3:30 PM, EST
This call will feature key Congressional staff involved in federal legislation for electronics who will outline legislative proposals introduced in this year's session. Staff will discuss their perspective on the need for federal electronics legislation, offer their analyses of each of the bills, and provide commentary about prospects for passage during this session.


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