Stop Repeal of Michigan’s Yard Trim Ban

Stop Repeal of Michigan’s Yard Trim Ban

Date: 22 Mar 2012 | posted in: Composting, waste - composting, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Michigan HB 4265 and HB 4266 would seriously weaken the state’s longstanding ban on landfill disposal of segregated yard trimmings by exempting landfills with gas recovery systems. These “Grass-to-Gas” bills were passed by the MI House of Representatives 67-40, March 15th, and are now before the MI Senate Committee on Energy & Technology.

MICHIGAN RESIDENTS: CLICK HERE TO SEND A MESSAGE TO YOUR MICHIGAN STATE SENATORS URGING THEM TO OPPOSE HB 4265 AND HB 4266.

These bills will hurt the composting industry in Michigan and increase pollution from waste. Read more on why these bills should be rejected. Also visit the Michigan Recycling Council’s Composting Policy web site for its position statement and analysis on why these exemption bills should be defeated.

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Brenda Platt is the Co-Director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and heads up its Composting for Community project.