Briggs bill to ban foam takeout containers

Briggs bill to ban foam takeout containers

Rep. Tim Briggs (D-Montgomery) spoke with The PLS Reporter about his legislation, House Bill 627, which would prohibit food places from using foam takeout containers. 
Monday, April 22, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Organizations want legislative fixes to recycling collection in Pennsylvania

Organizations want legislative fixes to recycling collection in Pennsylvania

Recycling in Pennsylvania may not be dead, but industry professionals see a broken system that could be aided by state lawmakers in Harrisburg. 
 
Panelists representing the National Waste & Recycling Association, Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center, recycling company Agilyx and the Consumer Technology Association appeared before the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee Wednesday to brief lawmakers on the state of recycling in Pennsylvania and urge legislators to fix the system and make it more convenient for Pennsylvania residents.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019/Author: Justin Sweitzer
Categories: News and Views
“Slow Down to Get Around” law takes effect this week

“Slow Down to Get Around” law takes effect this week

Signs displaying “I’m a dad” and “I’m a mom” were held by employees of Pennsylvania waste and recycling collection companies at a state Capitol news conference as reminders of the importance of their safety and the dangers they face while on the job along the state’s busy streets and highways.

The news conference was held to remind motorists of a new law that takes effect this week to better protect waste hauling workers while on the job.

Monday, December 17, 2018/Author: Stephany Dugan
Categories: News and Views
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