Long Island, NY Lawmakers Propose ‘Polluter Pays’ Model For Recycling

A bill proposed in New York would shift recycling costs from local governments to packaging producers. State Senator Todd Kaminsky and Assemblyman Steve Englebright from Long Island said the bill would set up a “polluter pays” model that incentivizes manufacturers to share the financial burden of recycling. Kaminsky said recycling programs have reached a crisis … Continue reading Long Island, NY Lawmakers Propose ‘Polluter Pays’ Model For Recycling