70A.455.060  <<  70A.455.070 >>   70A.455.080

Manufacturer or supplier of film or food service productsProhibited, discouraged, and encouraged acts.

A manufacturer or supplier of film products or food service products sold, offered for sale, or distributed for use in Washington that does not meet the applicable ASTM standard specifications provided in RCW 70A.455.050 and 70A.455.060 is:
(1) Prohibited from using tinting, labeling, and terms that are required of products that meet the applicable ASTM standard specifications under RCW 70A.455.050 and 70A.455.060;
(2) Discouraged from using coloration, labeling, images, and terms that confuse consumers into believing that noncompostable bags and food service packaging are compostable; and
(3) Encouraged to use coloration, labeling, images, and terms to help consumers identify noncompostable bags and food service packaging as either: (a) Suitable for recycling; or (b) necessary to dispose as waste.

NOTES:

Effective date2020 c 20 §§ 1446-1450: See note following RCW 70A.455.060.
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