2.6.5 Circular Economy Policies

LPDD Recommendation: “Congress could pass legislation that establishes procurement requirements for the federal government consistent with circular economy and deep decarbonization goals.”

LPDD Recommendations: “Congress could pass legislation that sets forth minimum recycled content requirements for a wide range of mate­rials and products.”

LPDD Recommendation: “States should consider design requirements on electronic products that facilitate repurposing and recycling.”

Zero Waste Design Guidelines

A resource to help designers, building operators, and planners, encouraging the collaboration needed to dramatically reduce waste and work toward greater adoption of circular material flows.

Waste Free Ontario Act

Marks a  shift towards Extended Producer Responsibility for all products — e-waste, tires, packaging, compost and more.