(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 develop nationally recognized logos which may be used to indicate whether a container is recyclable, made of recycled materials, or both.
(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. 94-793, eff. 5-19-06.)