Harmonized Producer Responsibility

Producer responsibility is recognized as one of the most effective mechanisms to improve recycling rates, reduce litter and create the conditions to incent efficiency and reduce costs for end-of-life management of packaging and paper. We believe the following core principles are integral to a successful producer responsibility program.  Learn more.

A Focus on Plastics

Plastic waste and pollution is at the forefront of environmental concerns and impacts. We are rethinking the way we design, use, reuse and recycle plastic packaging. Learn more.

Fairness in Fee Setting

Fee setting defines how a program’s cost are allocated to each obligated material. In consultation with our program partners and stewards, we maintain a suite of models, in accordance with an approved fee methodology, that inform fee rates. Learn more.