On April 7, 2021, news provider Waste Dive published a webpage tracking recycling-related bills within the United States Congress. The page gives an overview of recent developments on large bills directly affecting the packaging life cycle such as the “Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act” (FPF reported) as well as infrastructure spending that includes recycling facilities such as those proposed under the “RECOVER Act.” The new webpage includes bills to watch, their status within the legislative proceedings, descriptions of their legal implications, and a timeline of recycling-related actions taken by members of Congress in 2021. Further, it is also possible to view whether the bills were originally introduced during the current or previous (2018-2020) congressional period.
Megan Quinn and Cole Rosengren (April 7, 2021). “Tracking the future of US recycling policy in Congress.” Waste Dive
117th US Congress. (March 2021). “RYA21300 SY9 – Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act.”