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to enhance compliance & 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.

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Learn about compliance and sustainability regulations relevant to retail

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.

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Product Compliance

Regulations at the product level that cover chemicals in products, labeling and disclosure requirements, pesticides and performance standards.

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Water

Regulatory resources related to water in retail facilities such as wastewater, stormwater management, and water pollution.

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COVID-19 Environmental Resources for Retailers

COVID-19 Emergency Changes to Consumer Bag Regulations

COVID-19 Emergency Changes to Consumer Bag Regulations

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.

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Environmental Compliance and Sustainability Resources

Environmental Compliance and Sustainability Resources

Resources on changes to regulatory requirements for environmental compliance and sustainability as a result of COVID-19.

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COVID-19 State Bottle Redemption Regulations

COVID-19 State Bottle Redemption Regulations

Summary of states that have suspended enforcement related to the take back of containers in response to the disruption caused by COVID-19.

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Tools and resources to help you advance your retail programs

Training

Online training and recorded webinars on retail environmental compliance and sustainability

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RILA Retail Advisor for Energy

A free analytical platform that helps retailers optimize their energy management programs and benchmark with their peers.

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RILA Retail Advisor for Environmental Compliance

A free analytical platform that helps retailers optimize their environmental compliance program and benchmark with their peers.

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A Global Look at Plastic Waste Webinar


  • Oct 15 - Oct 15, 20
  • Webinar

Zoom In, Zoom Out on Compliance Webinar


  • Nov 5 - Nov 5, 20
  • Webinar

Roadmaps to help you build and sustain your programs

CLM Resource Library

The Compliance Leadership Model (CLM) Resource Library is a framework that can help retailers to optimize their environmental management programs.

Retail Sustainability Leadership Model

Tool for retail sustainability executives to identify the management practices that will drive improved corporate and environmental performance.

Sustainability Resource Library

Resource library providing specific tools, case studies, and opportunities to help progress the maturity of retail sustainability programs.

Energy Management Resource Library

Resource library providing retailers with specific tools, case studies, and opportunities to help progress the maturity of their energy programs.

Compliance Leadership Model

Compliance model intended to help retail companies optimize and benchmark environmental compliance programs.

Retail Energy Management Leadership Model

RILA's Retail Energy Management Leadership Model that provides a roadmap to help retail energy managers optimize their energy programs.

COVID-19 Resources for Retailers

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