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MRN Legislative Action Committee Gets to Work

MRN Legislative Action Committee Gets to Work

The Maryland General Assembly is back in session for 2021 and the MRN Legislative Action Committee, led by Chaz Miller, has already jumped into action. The Committee will be following a number of relevant bills dealing with everything from EPR to recycling market development and more.

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MRN BOD Members Testify at Hearing on Recycling Market Development Bill

MRN BOD Members Testify at Hearing on Recycling Market Development Bill

On January 15, 2021, MRN board members Chaz Miller and Richard Keller testified at the House Environment and Transportation Committee hearing in support of HB0164 Department of the Environment – Office of Recycling – Recycling Market Development.

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How Will You Make the Math Work in 2021?

How Will You Make the Math Work in 2021?

The financial impact of Covid-19 will undoubtedly be felt through 2021 as state, county and municipal budgets feel the pinch of declining revenues. At the same time, our citizens will continue to expect to recycle services without interruption.

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MDE’s “Rethink Recycling” Sculpture Contest goes virtual

MDE’s “Rethink Recycling” Sculpture Contest goes virtual

Every year, in conjunction with America Recycles Day, the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) hosts a sculpture contest for high school students challenging them to create works of art using recycled and reusable materials.

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Member Feature: Carroll County Recycling Manager Maria Myers

Member Feature: Carroll County Recycling Manager Maria Myers

On November 18, we sat down virtually with MRN member Maria Myers, Recycling Manager at Carroll County Maryland Department of Public Works to talk about the County’s recycling program and her own journey into the recycling industry.

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Richard Keller and Chaz Miller testify at Workgroup on Waste Reduction and Recycling

Richard Keller and Chaz Miller testify at Workgroup on Waste Reduction and Recycling

On October 8, 2020, Richard Keller and Chaz Miller testified at the House Environment Committee Workgroup on Waste Reduction and Recycling. The workgroup heard from industry experts in the plastics and recycling industries as well as organics and composting. Keller...

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