Personal Care Products Council Emerging Issues Conference - Hazardous Waste Panel

11/13/2013 03:15 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.

Consumer Products, Environmental Permitting + Regulation, and Proposition 65 + Chemicals

Le Merigot Hotel - JW Marriott Santa Monica
1740 Ocean Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90291

Peter Hsiao

Peter Hsiao

Speaking Engagement

More and more frequently, companies are incurring penalties from states for improperly disposing of consumer products. In California, the situation is particularly acute given that the state’s hazardous waste codes are so broad that many cosmetics may be deemed “hazardous” when disposed of by a retailer. This results in elevated costs for storage, transportation and disposal – costs which may be passed on to manufacturers. This panel will examine the problem, and explore possible solutions, to this rapidly growing concern.

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