Environment Council of Rhode Island

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Sustainable Packaging Advisory Council

General Bill Info

Legislative Topic: 
Waste
Bill Year: 
2015
Brief Bill Description: 

Would create a Sustainable Packaging Advisory Council within the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation to reduce packaging waste and litter through shared responsibility for recycling. The council would manage the trust and use its funds to promote the collection, recycling, and composting of packaging materials sold in or into the state. RIRRC and the council would collect fees from products of packaging and pay to municipalities and others from the tonnage of materials recycled by each entity.

Legislative Activity Type: 
Bill