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S.RES.309: A resolution expressing support for improvement in the collection, processing, and consumption of recyclable materials throughout the United States.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about environmental protection
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Sponsor Thomas R. Carper, D-Del.
Total Cosponsors 8 (6 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced Nov. 21, 2013
Latest Major Action Nov. 21, 2013
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Bill Summary

Expresses support for: (1) improvement in the collection, processing, and consumption of recyclable material throughout the United States in order to create well-paying jobs, foster innovation and investment in recycling infrastructure, and stimulate the economy; (2) strengthening the U.S. manufacturing base in order to rebuild the domestic economy; (3) a competitive marketplace for recyclable materials; (4) the trade of recyclable commodities; (5) U.S. policies that promote recycling and recyclable materials, that promote using recyclable materials as feedstock to produce new basic materials and finished products, and that establish the equitable treatment of recycled materials; (6) research and development of new technologies to more efficiently and effectively recycle materials such as automobile shredder residue and cathode ray tubes and to remove materials that are impediments to recycling; (7) Design for Recycling to ensure that a good can be recycled safely and economicall...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 21, 2013 Referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (text of measure as introduced: CR S8464-8465)