US Senate Approves Two Recycling Bills for House Consideration

A July 29, 2022, National Waste & Recycling Association news release reports that on July 28, the US Senate passed S.3742, the Recycling Infrastructure and Accessibility Act of 2022 and S.3743 the Recycling and Composting Accountability Act – S 3742 “… requires EPA to establish a pilot grant program for improving recycling accessibility in communities. The EPA may award grants to states, local governments, Indian tribes, or public-private partnerships …;” its text is available here: - S 3743 “... establishes data collection and reporting requirements concerning recycling and composting programs. For example, the Environmental Protection Agency must report on the capability of the United States to implement a national composting strategy for compostable materials in order to reduce contamination rates for recycling …;” its text is available here: #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic #Recycling @wasterecycling