WSR 19-16-129
[Filed August 6, 2019, 10:33 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Recycled content purchasing preference.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 39.26.255 PreferencesPurchase of products containing recycled materialDirectory of suppliersRules.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Correct and clarify existing rule.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Washington state department of ecology and the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency staff will provide a discussion draft to anyone interested in providing input or suggestions on the rule draft. An opportunity will also be provided for anyone to submit written comments on the proposed rules during the public comment period and present oral testimony at the public hearings. The public is encouraged to participate, as described below.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Jack Zeigler, phone 360-407-9209, email, web site; or Christine Warnock, phone 360-407-9398, email
Additional comments: Anyone interested can participate in the development of a proposed rule. Information about the rule making will be posted on the agency rule-making web site at (
In addition, you can identify yourself as an interested party by sending an email to with your contact information and typing "Interested party – recycled content purchasing preference rulemaking" in the subject line.
August 6, 2019
Jack Zeigler
Policy and Rules Manager