CLEAN Future Act leads possible string of bills linking recycling issues to climate efforts

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A new bill in Congress, meant to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, names numerous waste and recycling efforts to help reach that goal, including some strategies outlined in other bills expected to make a comeback this year.

The Climate Leadership and Environmental Action for our Nation’s (CLEAN) Future Act, introduced by Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.), includes measures such as establishing post-consumer recycled content standards for certain products, standardizing recycling labels and creating multiple grant programs. 

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