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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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