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[GreenYes] Re: where is this data?

Oh. So the requesting party meant these broad state diversion/recycling
goals, not product- or material-specific mandates? Oops. I misunderstood
the question.

Most of these goals are not mandatory, and among the few that are, very few
are actually enforced.

I noticed the AF&PA list does not include Puerto Rico, I guess because it is
not a state. PR has a law that required all business entities to practice
recycling and to submit to the Solid Waste Authority (ADS) a Recycling Plan
of how each it intended to meet the 35% territory-wide recycling goal by


Sr. Keith E. Ripley
Temas Actuales LLC
e-mail: keith.ripley@no.address
O Equipe Verde

Autor del libro "Solid Wastes and Recycling Policy in Latin America & the

Noticias ambientales de América Latina y el Caribe:

Las leyes/los reglamentos ambientales de todo America Latina y el Caribe:

Perspectivas sobre la evolucion de politica sobre el medio ambiente, salud
publica y defensa del consumidor en America Latina y el Caribe:

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-----Original Message-----
From: GreenYes@no.address [mailto:GreenYes@no.address] On Behalf
Of Sue Bush
Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2007 4:02 PM
To: 'RecycleBizCzar'; 'GreenYes'
Subject: [GreenYes] Re: where is this data?

I just noticed that AF&PA (American Forest and Paper Association) has a list
indicating states that mandate recycling.

The link is:

Of course, some states enforce better than/more than others....

-----Original Message-----
From: GreenYes@no.address [mailto:GreenYes@no.address] On Behalf
Of RecycleBizCzar
Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2007 9:50 AM
To: GreenYes
Subject: [GreenYes] Re: where is this data?


A great resource!

Adam Schafer - adam@no.address
National Caucus of Environmental Legislators
1920 L St., NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036

NCEL is an organization of progressive, environmental state legislators that
communicate their strategies to enact good legislation.

Telephone: 202-454-4588
Fax: 202-835-0491

Note: State legislators requests have priority.


Russell Klein
Community Environmental Education Specialist, D.C. Office of Recycling D.C.
Department of Public Works
202-645-8505 Direct Ext.
202-645-8245 Hotline
202-645-8518 Fax

Rethink. Reduce. Reuse... And then Recycle.

On Feb 27, 2:59 pm, "Eric Lombardi" <e...@no.address> wrote:
> Greetings all,
> I was asked yesterday in an email the following . can anyone help?
> "Where do I look to obtain the following information:
> *** Which states have mandatory recycling, or landfill bans?
> *** What are those laws and requirements? "
> If you have suggestions, please post to GreenYes since I think we
> could all use this information,
> Thanks,
> Eric Lombardi
> Executive Director/CEO
> Eco-Cycle Inc
> Boulder, CO. USA
> 303-444-6634

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