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					California Integrated Waste Management Board




        California Integrated Waste
       Management Board Meeting

                   Agenda Item 1

                 Michael Leaon
              November 15-16, 2005
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California Integrated Waste Management Board

           California Integrated
           Waste Management
             Board Meeting
  Consideration of Requests by Plastic Trash Bag
    Manufacturers for Exemption for Inability to
 Obtain Sufficient Quality or Quantities of Recycled
      Post Consumer Material to Demonstrate
   Compliance for the 2004 Reporting Period for:
       Glad Products and Pactiv Corporation
            (Public Resources Code Section 42291 (d))

                November 15-16, 2005
                                                     Michael Leaon
                                           Agenda Item 1 (Revised)
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          Plastic Trash Bag Law:
      Manufacturer Compliance Options
       10 Percent in Regulated Trash Bags, or
       30 Percent in All Plastic Products

                          OR

       Demonstrate Insufficient Quantity or
        Quality of Post Consumer Material (PCM)
                                           Agenda Item 1 (Revised)
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        Compliance Demonstrated
         Through Annual Board
             Certifications
 • Compliant manufacturers published on
   the Board’s web site.
 • Non-compliant manufacturers and
   wholesalers also published.
      – Prohibited from contracting with the State
        for the provision of any good or service.
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              Exemption Criteria
1. Reasonable Efforts in 2004,

2. Resin Supplier Discussions,
3. PCM Specs and Detailed Test Methods,

4. Independent Test Results, Product Specs,
  Certification Letter, or Other Documentation,

5. ASTM tests - Regulations: Section 17982a,

6. Explain Each Rejected/ Refused Sample
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      Exemption Requests Under
        Consideration Today:
  • Glad Manufacturing
  • Pactiv Corp.




                                           Agenda Item 1 (Revised)

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                Board Options

  •   Option 1 – Disapprove
  •   Option 2 – Conditional Approval
  •   Option 3 - Approve
  •   Option 4 - Take No Action
  •   Option 5 – Further Direction
                                       Agenda Item 1 (Revised)
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 • 2004 Exemption requests heard in
      August & October
      – Staff recommended disapproval
 • Conditional approval option proposed
      by Staff
      – October 17 meeting
      – Pactiv and Glad agree to conditions
                                           Agenda Item 1 (Revised)
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 Conditions Agreed Upon:


        Submit Quarterly reports
        Meet with Staff Quarterly
        2005 Monthly Reports (Nov & Dec)
        Continue to support Board
        Workshops/Meetings
                                          Agenda Item 1 (Revised)
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             Staff Recommends
             OPTION 2 (Revised):
       Approve Resolutions:
          2005-301(Revised) for
               Glad Manufacturing

           2005-302(Revised) for
             Pactiv Corporation
                                          Agenda Item 1 (Revised)
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                   Agenda Item 1 (Revised)
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  PCM Use Verses Availability
  PCM To meet 10% for 5 Manufacturers
       • 4,784 – 1,506 used = 3,278 Tons Needed
  Film Recycling rate < 5%
  Film Disposal = 1,747,659 tons/year
  PCM Supplier Capacity & Upgrades


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                  Glad’s PCM Use

                                        Mfg Tons
                  PCM        PCM           of
         Year     Tons        %          Bags
         2004           0          0        7,499
         2003           6       0.09        6,285
         2002           0          0        9,632
         2001         125        1.1       11,122
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              Pactiv’s PCM Use
           Year      PCM       PCM MFG Tons
                      Tons      %   of Bags
           2004          130       2.3          5,607
           2003          131       2.5          5,181
           2002          357       7.5          4,704
           2001          662      15.2          4,349
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