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    Q&A with Robin Nagle

    Robin Nagle talked about her book, Picking Up: On the Streets and Behind the Trucks with the Sanitation Workers of New York City, in which she suggests that garbage workers were the most…

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    Panel on Waste Disposal

    Authors talked about their books about waste disposal. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Madeleine Brand moderated. “Disposable Nation: Trash &…

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    Carl Colglazier StudentCam Winner

    Carl Colglazier talked about his video, Wasting Waste, one of the middle school section second prize-winning videos. He is a seventh grader at Trinity Academy (Homeschool) in Cary,…

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    Wasting Waste

    One of the middle school section second prize-winning videos, Wasting Waste, was produced by Carl Colglazier, a 7th grade student from Trinity Academy (Homeschool) in Cary, North…

    663 views
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments. Mr. Peterson spoke on the telephone about a proposed tax in California to pay for recycling computers and other electronic equipment.

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    Recycling Issues

    On Earth Day, guests debated recycling, including whether recycling has been a success, whether it should continue and intensify, and what kinds of recycling do and do not work. They…

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    Federal Agencies and Recycling Programs

    Witnesses testified about recycling programs at federal agencies and about purchasing goods made from recycled products.

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    Recycling

    The guests participated in a roundtable discussion on recycling efforts in the U.S., the federal government’s role in promoting recycling and legislation before Congress to require…

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    Beverage Container Recycling

    The committee heard testimony on state beverage container recycling programs. Specifically, the committee heard testimony on S. 2335, legislation that would increase the number of…

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    Use of Recycled Materials

    The committee met to discuss the National Recyclable Commodities Act of 1989.

    38 views
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    Environmental Restoration & Waste Management

    Mr. Duffy briefed reporters on a five year plan by the Department of Energy for environmental restoration and waste management.

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    Recycling

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    Building Confidence in Recycling

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    Municipal Recycling Efforts, Part 2

    Committee members considered the effectiveness of recycling centers in helping to eliminate the ever-increasing levels of disposable waste, with special regard to bill H.R. 3735.

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    Recycling

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