Solid Waste Association of North America

State News
12:30 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Group lobbies for Paint Stewardship Law

Illinois Recycling and Resource Management Conference image by WGLT

There's a push in Springfield to create a fund that would make it easier for communities to hold household hazardous waste events, similar to the hugely-successful one in Bloomington-Normal last fall. Walter Willis of Hampshire heads up the Illinois Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America. He says his group has lobbied for the Paint Stewardship Law, which would develop a revenue stream through the sale of paint products that could fund community-wide events.

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