Breakthrough Concept “Responsibility” Becomes Law in Maine
"We were fortunate to be able to tap a reservoir of citizen interest and concern over the mounting pile of electronic junk and channel it toward achieving landmark legislation to solve the problem,"
- Jon Hinck, Toxics Project Director at the Natural Resources Council
Maine - Its always puzzled me -- the far-Right notion that as individuals we should take responsibility for the impact of our actions but as businesses we should only be responsible for making money. Most people want consistency, and now Mainers are claiming it.
The Council engages a large network of citizens to protect Maines lands and waters and the health of its people. They've helped Maine become the first state to enact "producer responsibility" for electronics.