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Letter to Biden-Harris Administration: Recycling is Infrastructure Too

Letter to Biden-Harris Administration: Recycling is Infrastructure Too

Neil Seldman

March 31, 2021

The Institute for Local Self- Reliance and Zero Waste USA have just sent a letter to ask President Biden and Vice President Harris to establish policies and programs for waste reduction, reuse, recycling and composting that will stem climate disruption, address racial justice, and create thousands of jobs throughout the country.   READ MORE


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Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act Is A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing

Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act Is A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing

Neil Seldman

April 9, 2021

The Break Free from Plastic Bill seeks to address the problems of air, water and soil pollution from plastic waste.  But to do this, it includes Extended Producer Responsibility provisions that would force communities to cede control over their local recycling industries to the same large corporations that are responsible   READ MORE


Letter to Biden-Harris Administration: Recycling is Infrastructure Too

Letter to Biden-Harris Administration: Recycling is Infrastructure Too

Neil Seldman

March 31, 2021

The Institute for Local Self- Reliance and Zero Waste USA have just sent a letter to ask President Biden and Vice President Harris to establish policies and programs for waste reduction, reuse, recycling and composting that will stem climate disruption, address racial justice, and create thousands of jobs throughout the  READ MORE


How The ReUse Corridor is Creating Wealth From Waste in Appalachia

How The ReUse Corridor is Creating Wealth From Waste in Appalachia

Neil Seldman

March 31, 2021

The role of the ReUse Corridor has been to reverse the traditional linear investment in solid waste management that drains the potential resources of the Appalachian Region. Centered on the eight counties surrounding Athens (Hopkins County) in southern Ohio, including communities in Kentucky and West Virginia, the strength of the  READ MORE


Guest Commentary: Carroll County, Maryland Should Consider Zero Waste Solutions

Guest Commentary: Carroll County, Maryland Should Consider Zero Waste Solutions

Neil Seldman

March 19, 2021

Bruce Holstein, longtime anti incineration and pro Zero Waste advocate from Carroll County, MD recently authored a guest commentary that appeared in the Carroll County Times. In it, he offered suggestions to county officials about the benefits of zero waste.  READ MORE


Prominent Lawyer Analyzes Extended Producer Responsibility Laws in California

Prominent Lawyer Analyzes Extended Producer Responsibility Laws in California

Neil Seldman

March 19, 2021

John Moore, based in Oakland, CA., is a board certified litigator who has practiced law for forty years and has been very active in solid waste and recycling law. In this article, Moore discusses and critiques Extended Producer Responsibility laws in California.  READ MORE