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  • Published
    July 15, 2021

    First-in-the-nation recycling bill signed into law

    Gov. Janet Mills signed into law an extended producer responsibility bill that shifts costs for recycling and waste disposal to packaging manufacturers. The fees collected will support municipal recycling programs and encourage companies to reduce wasteful packaging.

  • Published
    June 17, 2021
    Unity Area Regional Recycling Center

    Unity recycling center featured in Washington Post article

    UARRC is seen as a viable recycling facility in the wake of China's refusal of much of the country's plastics. An Extended Producer Responsibility bill, currently on the governor's desk, would be first in the nation to shift costs of recycling from consumers to manufacturers.

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