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Status of Product Stewardship

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  1. Status of Product Stewardship May 30, 2007 PSI Annual Forum

  2. The “Tipping Point” Has Arrived(Malcom Gladwell) • Global warming  Foot in the Door • Products are “popping” • “Product Stewardship”  39 states, 43 locals Status of Product Stewardship

  3. PSI Full and Affiliate State Members Status of Product Stewardship

  4. The “Tipping Point” Has Arrived • Retailer Engagement • Staples nation-wide take back of computers • Ace and TruValue take back fluorescent lamps • Wal-Mart supply chain directives • Retailer lead in electronics legislation • Lowe’s and Home Depot – paint, thermostats Status of Product Stewardship

  5. The “Tipping Point” Has Arrived • Paint Industry Resolution • No latex collected  will collect most latex • No Canadian eco-fee  Canadian-type eco-fee • Developing 2nd MOU • MN Demonstration Project – July 2007 • National roll-out starting January 2009 Status of Product Stewardship

  6. The “Tipping Point” Has Arrived • Electronics • 5th state law (MN) • 6-8 strong legislative initiatives • EIA consensus proposal • Renewed/expanded Congressional focus • Staples national computer take back Status of Product Stewardship

  7. The “Tipping Point” Has Arrived • Fluorescent Lamps • Latent issue: sale and collection/recycling • Wal-Mart commitment to sell massive quantities of CFLs • National/Int’l movement to replace incandescents with CFLs • “Don’t forget the mercury!” • CFLs sheds light on all fluorescents Status of Product Stewardship

  8. The “Tipping Point” Has Arrived • Phone Books • “What gets you mad?” • 2 state opt-out bills (NC, NM) • “No Problem”  “Let’s Talk” Status of Product Stewardship

  9. The “Tipping Point” Has Arrived • Mercury Thermostats • Collection at HHW facilities – national roll-out • Model state thermostat legislation • Sales Ban • Collection/Recycling • 8 states (?) with comprehensive legislation • Industry model bill Status of Product Stewardship

  10. Product stewardship is about allowing companies to be environmental leaders, and about recognizing that company officials can be environmental heroes. Status of Product Stewardship

  11. Environmentalist  government  industry Status of Product Stewardship

  12. Best solutions come through collaboration Status of Product Stewardship

  13. Precautions • Not posture, but true action • Not stalling, but testing/seeking • Not delay/fear, but calculated judgment and best knowledge Status of Product Stewardship