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State Recycling Laws Update

June 2017:

Minnesota Enacts Law Prohibiting Local Single-Use Bag Ordinances
The measure was inserted in an omnibus spending bill.

Louisiana Approves Law Authorizing Local Waste Tire Storage Ordinances
Ordinance violators will face fines that will be placed in the state Waste Tire Management Fund.

Illinois General Assembly Approves Expansion of Government Facilities that Can Collect Pharmaceuticals for Disposal
The law will take immediate effect.

Bill Introduced in Delaware House Would Extend Store Recycling Program for Plastic Bags
Stores would also need to register with the DNREC.

California Assembly Approves Bill to Gather Fresh Data on Ocean Plastic Pollution
The measure is being considered in the Senate.

Bill Requiring Disclosure of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals in Packaged Food Clears Maine House of Representatives
The bill still needs approval by the Senate and Governor LePage.

Columbus, Ohio Approves Ordinance to Make Property Owners Pay for Solid Waste Removal Costs
Emergency action was taken so that assessments could be placed on January 2017 tax duplicates as future liens.

Los Angeles Board of Public Works Approves In-Sink Residential Food Disposal Project
Project funding set at $2 million.

Regulation of Used Clothing Bins Proposed in Delaware General Assembly
Bin owners would have to obtain state permits and pay annual fees.

Archive of other State Recycling Laws Update articles.

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