Our main interests are reducing our carbon footprint, waste reduction, environmental justice & education.
To support the design and installation of custom recycling and trash receptacles as the final piece of a youth-led landscape redesign of the front of Woonsocket High School.
The School will send students to the 2015 RI Compost Conference and put on its own Waste Solutions Summit for schools.
Eliminates the prohibition on inclusion of incineration of solid waste in the statewide resource recovery system development plan.
Eliminates the prohibition of incinerating solid waste from the statewide solid waste management plan, would allow non-hazardous contaminated soils originating out of state for use on site as daily cover material, and would allow glass to be used as cover material.
Creates an eleven (11) member special select commission to make a comprehensive study of all technical, environmental, policy, and financial issues concerning the future of solid waste management in the state of Rhode Island, and who would report back to the General Assembly no later than December 31, 2013, and whose life would expire on June 30, 2014.
Increases the Resource Recovery Corporation's tipping fee from $3 to $5 per vehicle, to be paid to the town of Johnston on a biannual basis.
Enlarges and changes the composition of the membership of the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation.
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To reduce the amount of post-consumer packaging that ends up as marine and beach debris.
Advisory Committee Review Powerpoint Presentation dated May 21, 2013. Michael O'Connell, Executive Director of RI Resource Recovery Corporation, presented this at the Annual Meeting of ECRI, June 10, 2013.