(415 ILCS 20/6a)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 7056a)
The Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall:
(1) Work with nationally based consumer groups and
trade associations to support the development of nationally recognized logos which may be used to indicate whether a container and any other consumer products which are claimed to be recyclable by a product manufacturer are recyclable, compostable, or biodegradable.
(2) Work with nationally based consumer groups and
trade associations to develop nationally recognized criteria for determining under what conditions the logos may be used.
(3) Develop and conduct a public education and
awareness campaign to encourage the public to look for and buy products in containers which are recyclable or made of recycled materials.
(4) Develop and prepare educational materials
describing the benefits and methods of recycling for distribution to elementary schools in Illinois.
(Source: P.A. 99-306, eff. 1-1-16