- Retail Compliance Center
Empowering Retailerswith tools and solutions
tools to enhance compliance and sustainability programs
The Retail Compliance Center (RCC) provides resources on environmental compliance and sustainability for all types and sizes of retailers. The RCC’s goal is to develop retail-specific resources, tools and innovative solutions to help companies cost-effectively improve their compliance and environmental performance.About Us
RCC COVID-19 Resources
Summary of states that in response to disruptions caused by COVID-19 have suspended enforcement or delayed implementation of regulations that ban retailers from giving out plastic consumer bags.
Summary of states that have suspended enforcement related to the take back of containers in response to the disruption caused by COVID-19.
Summary of current state actions altering standard compliance and enforcement protocol in response to disruptions caused by COVID-19.
Webinar of the most recent Retail Compliance Center content related to COVID-19.
FAQ exploring questions related to sanitization & disinfectant products that are new to your business or used, managed and sold in greater quantities.
FAQ covering energy management related questions for companies operating during COVID-19.
FAQ discussing some considerations on hazardous waste compliance with new situations that may arise as retailers cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
FAQs on how stormwater regulations affect disinfecting shopping carts
FAQ providing information on what is considered Regulated Medical Waste and requirements for these new waste streams.
The RCC highlights the U.S. EPA's announcement to end their discretion policy and the status of state enforcement and inspections.
The Retail Compliance Center has a number of resources related to regulations that apply in retail including introductory information as well as detailed reviews of regulations and variations in state requirements. For a range of resources within specific areas, view our focus area pages. For detailed information on specific regulations with retail-focused compliance information, as well as tables with variations of key elements by state, view the regulatory resources below.View Regulatory Resources
Regulations at the product level that cover chemicals in products, labeling and disclosure requirements, pesticides and performance standards.
Regulatory resources related to water in retail facilities such as wastewater, stormwater management, and water pollution.
Overview of air regulations that typically apply in retail such as refrigeration, boilers, asbestos, emergency generators, and fuel stations.
Regulations for hazardous waste, which in retail can include some unsalable products as well as some operational waste. Also covers universal wastes.
Resources that cover store level activities such as store maintenance, waste and recycling, storage tanks, equipment and building maintenance.
Resources on solid waste management, recycling and organic waste requirements, and disposal bans.
Resources focused on environmental sustainability issues primarily related to retail facilities and operations, such as air, water, waste and energy.
Tools and resources to help retail energy managers optimize their programs and reach their set goals.
Online training and recorded webinars on retail environmental compliance and sustainabilityRead More
RILA Retail Advisor for Energy
A free analytical platform that helps retailers optimize their energy management programs and benchmark with their peers.Read More
RILA Retail Advisor for Environmental Compliance
A free analytical platform that helps retailers optimize their environmental compliance program and benchmark with their peers.Read More
Roadmaps to help you build and sustain your programs
The Compliance Leadership Model (CLM) Resource Library is a framework that can help retailers to optimize their environmental management programs.
Tool for retail sustainability executives to identify the management practices that will drive improved corporate and environmental performance.
Resource library providing specific tools, case studies, and opportunities to help progress the maturity of retail sustainability programs.
Resource library providing retailers with specific tools, case studies, and opportunities to help progress the maturity of their energy programs.
Compliance model intended to help retail companies optimize and benchmark environmental compliance programs.
RILA's Retail Energy Management Leadership Model that provides a roadmap to help retail energy managers optimize their energy programs.
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