ACA serves as a forceful and effective advocate and voice on legislative, regulatory and judicial issues at the federal, state and local levels.
The U.S. paint and coatings industry employs 278,300 workers.
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Despite its many valuable uses, paint — when disposed of — is often the largest volume product collected by municipal household hazardous waste programs.
ACA has devised an innovative solution to this issue: it’s PaintCare® program institutes a true product stewardship, or extended producer responsibility model, that ensures environmentally sensitive end-of-life management for post-consumer paint, while relieving local and state governments of this economic burden without creating new, expensive local or state-run programs.