The Next Evolution of
Environmental
Protection in California

Leonard E. Robinson
Cal/EPA, Department of Toxic
Substances ...
The California Green Chemistry Initiative

The California Take It Back! Partnership

               EnviroStor

         D...
California Green
Chemistry Initiative
California Green
     Chemistry Initiative

      What is Green Chemistry?

Consideration of public health and
environment...
California Green
      Chemistry Initiative

      What are the 4 challenges?

Moving towards a Cradle to Cradle framework...
California Take It Back
      Partnership
California Take It Back
      Partnership
California Take It Back
      Partnership
Combining The Message




  Energy      What a Environmental
Effficiency Bright Idea! Protection
Current Model

             Transporters
                                                    Utilities
                   ...
The Push-Back

             Transporters
                                                    Utilities
                   ...
Product Stewardship


             Transporters
                                                    Utilities
            ...
California Take It Back
      Partnership


        Free
       Local
     Convenient
        Free
California Take It Back
      Partnership


                       WORSHIP




                SHOP

                     ...
Take It Back Partners
Oscar the Grouch
TIB! Spokesmuppet!
Not in My Trash CanPaign
Oscar the Grouch and the “Not in My Trash CanPaigners”
                                            CanPaigners




    Ses...
What’s In Your Community?
From the DTSC web site, click
on the EnviroStor link or go to:
www.envirostor.dtsc.ca.gov
DTSC
Sting Operations
DTSC
Sting Operations


 106 Arrests
Other Emerging Issues

Lead in Jewelry




Toxics in Packaging
The Next Evolution in Environmental Protection in California
The Next Evolution in Environmental Protection in California
The Next Evolution in Environmental Protection in California
The Next Evolution in Environmental Protection in California
The Next Evolution in Environmental Protection in California
The Next Evolution in Environmental Protection in California
The Next Evolution in Environmental Protection in California
The Next Evolution in Environmental Protection in California
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Leonard Robinson discusses environmental policy in California regarding take back programs, the toxicity of electronic waste, laws, and programs getting established in order to advance the Cal EPA Department of Toxic Substances Control's initiatives.

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The Next Evolution in Environmental Protection in California

  1. 1. The Next Evolution of Environmental Protection in California Leonard E. Robinson Cal/EPA, Department of Toxic Substances Control
  2. 2. The California Green Chemistry Initiative The California Take It Back! Partnership EnviroStor DTSC Sting Operations Other Emerging Issues
  3. 3. California Green Chemistry Initiative
  4. 4. California Green Chemistry Initiative What is Green Chemistry? Consideration of public health and environmental effects of chemicals during the design of products and processes Creates a fundamentally new approach to environmental protection
  5. 5. California Green Chemistry Initiative What are the 4 challenges? Moving towards a Cradle to Cradle framework Stimulating the Green Chemistry challenge Identifying Toxics in Products by Design Identifying Toxics in Products by Accident
  6. 6. California Take It Back Partnership
  7. 7. California Take It Back Partnership
  8. 8. California Take It Back Partnership
  9. 9. Combining The Message Energy What a Environmental Effficiency Bright Idea! Protection
  10. 10. Current Model Transporters Utilities Transporters State & Chemical Industry Responsibility Local Government Consumers Manufacturers Wholesalers Retailers
  11. 11. The Push-Back Transporters Utilities Transporters State & Chemical Industry Responsibility Local Government Consumers Manufacturers Wholesalers Retailers
  12. 12. Product Stewardship Transporters Utilities Transporters State & Chemical Industry Responsibility Local Government Consumers Manufacturers Wholesalers Retailers
  13. 13. California Take It Back Partnership Free Local Convenient Free
  14. 14. California Take It Back Partnership WORSHIP SHOP PLAY LIVE WORK
  15. 15. Take It Back Partners
  16. 16. Oscar the Grouch TIB! Spokesmuppet!
  17. 17. Not in My Trash CanPaign
  18. 18. Oscar the Grouch and the “Not in My Trash CanPaigners” CanPaigners Sesame Workshop ®, Sesame Street ® and associated characters trademarks and design elements are owned and licensed by Sesame Workshop. ™/© 2008] Sesame Workshop. All Rights Reserved Energy Efficiency & Environmental Protection - What a bright idea! AMSEC LLC
  19. 19. What’s In Your Community?
  20. 20. From the DTSC web site, click on the EnviroStor link or go to: www.envirostor.dtsc.ca.gov
  21. 21. DTSC Sting Operations
  22. 22. DTSC Sting Operations 106 Arrests
  23. 23. Other Emerging Issues Lead in Jewelry Toxics in Packaging

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