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June 17, 2020 - Waste Dive

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Senate hearing revives federal recycling discussion with little consensus

Recycling re-emerged as a focus area for Congress on Wednesday during a Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) hearing. Billed as a session "responding to the challenges facing recycling in the United States," the two-hour event centered around recycling infrastructure challenges with the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, along with scrutiny of plastics. 

A number of groups submitted testimony for the Wednesday hearing, including The Recycling Partnership (TRP), the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI), the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), and the Association of Plastic Recyclers. 

Read the full article from Waste Dive.