Federal bill would create zero waste grant program

Recycling interests are applauding a bill in Congress that would authorize a grant program to fund waste reduction, recycling and reuse efforts.  The Zero Waste Development and Expansion Act (H.R. 3237) calls for creating a U.S. EPA grant program, which would fund local government efforts to deploy technology, invest in infrastructure and conduct outreach in support of waste reduction, recycling and reuse.  It was introduced July 28 by Minneapolis-area Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison and referred to the House of Representatives’ Energy and Commerce Committee.  Read Full Story

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