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[GreenYes] Mandatory recycling by generators
Hi Brenda ~

Wisconsin has had mandatory recycling for all generators since 1991. The
statute is on the Internet at, while the regulations
are at, especially NR
544, but including NR 538 to NR 590. 

A state report surveying citizens on recycling is at Other
reports are also available on the results of recycling if you would like to
have them as well.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

John Reindl, Recycling Manager
Dane County, WI 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brenda Platt [mailto:bplatt@no.address]
> Sent: Sunday, January 12, 2003 8:36 PM
> To: greenyes; Recycle
> Subject: [GreenYes] egs. of franchising in unincorporated areas?
> Sorry about crosspostings.
> Howdy all,
> I'm looking for examples of communities that have done any of the
> following three initiatives:
> 1.  Franchising in unincorporated areas.  Does anyone know of rural
> and/or unincorporated areas where the county government controls how
> waste haulers pick up materials and what they pick up?
> 2. Mandating waste generators recycle (vs. haulers providing service).
> I'm familiar with programs in New Jersey and Rhode Island.
> 3.  Passing "bad boy ordinances," i.e., if a company or its 
> subsidiaries
> has ever been convicted of a felony, the community will not 
> contract for
> its services.
> Thanks in advance for any leads!
> Brenda Platt
> Institute for Local Self-Reliance
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