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State Recycling Laws Update

July 2018:

Paint Stewardship Bill Introduced in New Jersey Senate
Paint producers would be required to submit a stewardship plan to the Commissioner of Environmental Protection within a year of the bill's passage

New York State Legislature Comes Close but Fails on Paint Stewardship Legislation
Time ran out for a bill approved last minute by the Senate then sent to the Assembly.

Bill to Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags, Plastic Straws, and Polystyrene Foam Food Service Products Introduced in New Jersey Legislature
Violations could produce penalties of up to $5,000 per offense.

Jersey City, New Jersey Bans Single-Use Plastic Bags
Jersey City became the second New Jersey municipality to enact a carryout bag ordinance in June.

Quebec Government Organizing Advisory Committee to Modernize Recovery and Recycling Industry
The action is one of several being taken by the province in response to China restricting waste imports.

Bill Introduced in New York City Council Seeks to Better Regulate the Waste Industry
New regulations would be adopted addressing issues from employee safety training to new licensing requirements for companies handling special waste streams

Virginia DEQ Report Says Nearly 76% of Solid Waste Received at State Waste Facilities Was Disposed in Landfills
The total amount of waste managed at Virginia waste facilities declined by about 2%.

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