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Pending Legislation Could Boost Michigan’s Recycling Rate

May 11, 2018

Via: Waste360

The State of Michigan currently has a recycling rate of about 15 percent, but pending legislation could potentially triple that rate. Senate Bill 943 will be discussed at the 36th Annual Michigan Recycling Coalition and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality State of Recycling conferences, which begin May 15 in Kalamazoo.

Additional pending legislation would implement key recommendations from the Governor’s Recycling Council and Solid Waste and Sustainability Advisory Panel, such as an update to the law that governs solid waste management in Michigan.

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