Empowering Retailerswith tools and solutions
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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Retail Sustainability

Resources focused on environmental sustainability issues primarily related to retail facilities and operations, such as air, water, waste and energy.

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Regulatory Resources

Detailed reviews of regulations that apply in retail and variations in state requirements.

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Environmental Compliance Network

Invite-Only Community

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Zero Waste Network

Invite-Only Community

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Featured Resources

Chemicals in Consumer Products

Chemicals in Consumer Products

Detailed overview of states regulating chemicals such as banning or restricting chemicals or enacting mandatory reporting/notification requirements.

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Extended Producer Responsibility Bills Gain Momentum

Extended Producer Responsibility Bills Gain Momentum

Overview of current EPR bills in the U.S. and a brief history of EPR programs that exist

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Aerosols As Universal Waste Rule Tracking Matrix

Aerosols As Universal Waste Rule Tracking Matrix

Matrix tracking the implementation of states listing aerosol cans as universal waste and the effective date.

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Upcoming RCC Webinars

Environmental Justice: An Introduction for Retail Webinar


  • Apr 28 - Apr 28, 21
  • Webinar

Implementation of Reusable Packaging Models: Lessons Learned Webinar


  • May 6 - May 6, 21
  • Webinar

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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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Roadmaps to help you build and sustain your programs

Retail Sustainability Leadership Model

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

Environmental Management Systems (EMS) for Retail

Guidance on how to optimize or develop an Environmental Management Systems in the retail industry.

Sustainability Resource Library

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

RILA Retail Advisor for Environmental Compliance

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

RILA Retail Advisor for Energy

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

Compliance Leadership Model

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

COVID-19 Resources for Retailers

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