Advocacy

Listed on this page are examples of testimony and correspondence regarding legislation and regulation.

Much of our advocacy focuses on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). There is an excellent 4 page FAQ about EPR here.

CURRENT SESSION

Signed by SSRC and officials from 12 municipalities, the letter asks that updated regs require reporting by recycling facilities of tonnages and destinations by commodity, and the use of index pricing in billing


(Federal) S.3263, HR5845 – The Break Free from Plastic Pollution Act of 2020: Reduce the production and use of certain commonly polluting single-use plastic products, improve the responsibility of producers of consumer products in the collection and disposal of the products the producers sell into the marketplace, prevent pollution from consumer products from entering into animal and human food chains and waterways in the United States, and for other purposes

Summary of Break Free from Plastic Pollution Act



H771: An Act Reducing Plastic Bag Pollution


H796: An Act relative to Paint Recycling


S2388 : Study Commission on Mattress Recycling


PREVIOUS SESSIONS

H447: Packaging producer responsibility


H143/S96: Digital Right to Repair


S2174: Investigation and study by a special commission relative to mattress recycling

Letter requesting cosponsorship of S2174 , Investigation by a special commission relative to mattress recycling, Sept 26,2017


S.2109: An Act Establishing the Paint Stewardship Program


H646: Replace Bottle Bill with Temporary 1c container tax


H705: Reinstate the Clean Environment Fund


H2875/S1752: Expansion of Bottle Bills


H646/H2880: Repeal of Bottle Bills


H756/404: Producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products


H3420: Universal Recycling Bill


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