Mojave Desert & Mountan Recycling Authority

Senator proposes 20-cent-per-pound virgin resin fee

A national virgin resin surcharge would help improve the economics of using post-consumer plastic, according to a proposal introduced in Congress this month. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., on Aug. 5 introduced S. 2645, the Rewarding Efforts to Decrease Unrecycled Contaminants …

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