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Food Scrap Bill Now Rhode Island Law!
by Max Greene

On Monday, Governor Chafee signed into law the food scrap bill I’ve been supporting in the General Assembly and here on CLF’s blog.  (Here, here, and here are posts I’ve written, and here [pdf] is a recent letter to Speaker Mattiello supporting the bills.)  This new law is a victory for Rhode Island! As I’ve written…

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Rhode Island Senate Close to Passing Food Scrap Bill
by Max Greene

The Rhode Island Senate is poised to vote tomorrow on a bill that would keep food scrap out of the Landfill and instead direct this valuable material to beneficial uses like compost and energy production.  This is good news! As a reminder, here in Rhode Island, we currently treat food scrap as a waste.  That…