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Truth in Labeling Task Force

The Truth In Labeling Task Force is part of the Plastic Pollution and Recycling Modernization Act signed by Governor Brown on Aug. 6, 2021. The task force will study and evaluate misleading or confusing claims regarding the recyclability of products made on a product or packaging. The Task Force will consider issues affecting accessibility for diverse audiences. The Task Force will be effective Jan. 1, 2022, with a report due to the legislature by June 1, 2022. 

Read the Task Forces’ unanimously supported final report and recommendations for legislation 

Meeting materials


  • Sen. Lee Beyer, Oregon Senate, 
    Representing: Oregon Senate (non-voting)

  • Maya Buelow, Lane County
    Representing: Local government

  • Anja Malawi Brandon, Ocean Conservancy
    Representing: Environmental organization

  • Dylan de Thomas, Recycling Partnership
    Representing: Producers

  • Thomas Egleston, Washington County
    Representing: Local Government

  • Rep. Paul Evans 
    Representing: Oregon House of Representatives (non-voting)

  • Dan Felton, AMERIPEN
    Representing: Producers

  • Nicole Janssen, Denton Plastics
    Representing: Recycling Industry

  • Steve Kramer, Wasco County 
    Representing: Local Government

  • Dave Larmouth, Recology
    Representing: Recycling Industry

  • Shawn Miller, Miller Public Affairs
    Representing: Producers

  • Kristan Mitchell, ORRA
    Representing: Recycling Industry

  • Athena Petty, New Seasons
    Representing: Producers

  • William Posegate, Garten
    Representing: Recycling Industry

  • Jenny Slepian, Eco Products
    Representing: Producers