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NWRA Calls on Congressmen to Support Incentives for Increased Private Sector Domestic Recycling Infrastructure

April 8, 2021

Via: Waste360

Arlington, VA – Congressmen Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) and Larry Buschon (R-IN) reintroduced the Realizing the Economic Opportunities and Values of Expanding Recycling (RECOVER) Act on April 5. The legislation, which mirrors the bill they introduced in late 2019, would provide federal assistance to state and local governments to improve their recycling programs and education efforts.

“The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) supports efforts to increase domestic recycling infrastructure. The lack of sufficient capacity was highlighted by the shortages of manufacturing feedstock during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic last year,” stated NWRA President and CEO Darrell Smith.

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