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S.285

An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Sen. John Rodgers
5/24/2018 - Delivered to Governor on May 24, 2018
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Senate 5/24/2018 - Delivered to Governor on May 24, 2018
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An act relating to universal recycling requirements

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to universal recycling requirements

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An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:30 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, January 12, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:30 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements


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S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Testimony

Lisa Ransom, Owner, Grow Compost of Vermont
Johanna de Graffenreid, Environmental Advocate, VPIRG
Sarah Reeves, General Manager, Chittenden Solid Waste District
Kim Crosby, Casella Waste Management
Bill Moore, President and CEO, Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Todd Bouton, General Manager, Farrell Distributing Company
10:15 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Andrew MacLean, Lobbyist, MMRVT
Lauren Hierl, Executive Director, Vermont Conservation Voters
Tom Gilbert, Owner/Operator, Black Dirt Farm, Stannard VT
Craig Goodenough, Hauler, Windham County
Pat Austin, Hauler, Orleans County
Ken Albert, President, VT Grape and Wine Association
Natasha Duarte, Director, Composting Association of Vermont

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Nicole Whalen, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Vermont Food Bank
Jason Marring, Chief Operations Officer, Vermont Food Bank
Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:30 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Witness Testimony

Natasha Durarte, Director, Composting Association of Vermont
Nicole Whalen, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Vermont Food Bank
Jason Manning, Chief Operating Officer, Vermont Food Bank
George Bergin, Co-owner, Beverage Warehouse, Winooski
Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Paul Tomasi, District Manager, NEK Waste Management District
Bruce Westcott, General Manager, Central VT Solid Waste District
Mark Simakaski, Legislative Chair, Vermont Grape and Wine Council

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Solid Waste

Cathy Jamieson, Program Manager, Solid Waste Division, Department of Environmental Conservation
9:30 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Consolidation of S.285 & S.287 mark up and possible vote

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, February 1, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:00 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Introduction of Next Draft

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:00 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Mark up

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Final Mark up

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, February 23, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:30 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Vote

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:30 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Amendment discussion

Sen. Anthony Pollina

Thursday, March 15, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
10:00 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Review of all solid waste bills and introduction

Sen. John Rodgers, Reporter
11:25 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Review of all solid waste bills discussion continued

Paul Tomasi, District Manager, NEK Waste Management District
Bruce Westcott, General Manager, Central VT Solid Waste District
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Cathy Jamieson, Program Manager, Solid Waste Division, Department of Environmental Conservation

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
11:00 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Discussion

Kim Crosby, Environmental Compliance Officer, Casella Waste Management
Peter Walke, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
Patrick Austin, Austins Rubbish & Roll-Off Service
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
3:30 PM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Rebecca Ellis, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation

Friday, March 23, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:30 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Sen Pollina Amendment

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
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S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Pollina Amendment

Paul Burns, Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Lauren Hierl, Executive Director, Vermont Conservation Voters
Andrew McLean, President & Founder MMR, Beverage Association of Vermont
Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
John Langus, Brattleboro Redemption Center
Lara Lonon, CFO, Alchemist Brewery
Peter Walke, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
Clare Buckley, Lobbyist, Vermont Wholesale Beverage Association
Kim Crosby, Casella Waste Management

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
15 min after floor

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Committee discussion Single use plastic bags

Rep. Mary Sullivan, Sponsor
Rep. Trevor Squirrell, Sponsor
Rep. Curt McCormack, Sponsor
Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Sponsor
Peter Elwell, Town Manager, Brattleboro
Jennifer Holliday, Environmental and Safety Compliance Manager, Chittenden Solid Waste District

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
11:30 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Discussion and markup

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:00 PM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Discussion and markup

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Paul Burns, Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Lisa Ransom, Owner, Grow Compost of Vermont
Andrew McLean, President & Founder MMR, Beverage Association of Vermont
Cathy Jamieson, Program Manager, Solid Waste Division, Department of Environmental Conservation
Jennifer Holliday, Environmental and Safety Compliance Manager, Chittenden Solid Waste District
Kim Crosby, Environmental Compliance Officer, Casella Waste Management
Bruce Westcott, General Manager, Central VT Solid Waste District

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
15 min after floor

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Discussion and markup

John Adams, Director, Vermont Center for Geographic Information
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Bruce Westcott, General Manager, Central VT Solid Waste District
Heather Shouldice, Lobbyist, Shouldice and Associates
Todd Bouton, General Manager, Farrell Distributing Company
Robert Spencer, CAV President and Director, Windham Solid Waste Management District and Compost Facility
Jeff Meyers, Owner, Myers Waste and Recycle
Tim Maciel, Town Representative and Conservation Committee Member, Brattleboro

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
15 min after floor

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Discussion, markup and vote

Gary Kessler, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Liquor Control
Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Research Economist, Department of Taxes
Ray Wood, Executive Chef, Capital Food Court
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Kim Crosby, Environmental Compliance Officer, Casella Waste Management
Cathy Jamieson, Program Manager, Solid Waste Division, Department of Environmental Conservation
Jennifer Holliday, Environmental and Safety Compliance Manager, Chittenden Solid Waste District

Friday, April 6, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
15 min after floor

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Markup and vote

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Allison Hope, Director of Community Engagement, City Market, Burlington
Brent Demers, Assistant Director of Operations Logistics, City Market, Burlington
Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
Bruce Westcott, General Manager, Central VT Solid Waste District
Jennifer Holliday, Environmental and Safety Compliance Manager, Chittenden Solid Waste District
Kim Crosby, Environmental Compliance Officer, Casella Waste Management
Cathy Jamieson, Program Manager, Solid Waste Division, Department of Environmental Conservation

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
3:30 PM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Discussion

Terry Redmond, Director of Support Services , Central Vermont Medical Center and Woodridge
Andy McLean, Lobbyist, MMR
Jennifer Holliday, Environmental and Safety Compliance Manager, Chittenden Solid Waste District
Kim Crosby, Environmental Compliance Officer, Casella Waste Management

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
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S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Discussion and mark up

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Andy McLean, Lobbyist, MMR
Cathy Jamieson, Program Manager, Solid Waste Division, Department of Environmental Conservation
Kim Crosby, Environmental Compliance Officer, Casella Waste Management

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
1:30 PM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Committee discussion



Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
9:00 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Committee discussion

Andrew MacLean, Lobbyist, Beverage Association of Vermont
Mike O'Dell, General Manager Colchester, Coca Cola Northern New England
Clare Buckley, Lobbyist, Vermont Wholesale Beverage Association
Paul Burns, Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
Heather Shouldice, Lobbyist, Shouldice and Associates
Donna Hill, Hill Trash Hauling, Hyde Park
Susan Alexander, District Manager, Lamoille Regional Solid Waste Management District
5 min after floor

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Discussion and mark up

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Cathy Jamieson, Program Manager, Solid Waste Division, Department of Environmental Conservation
Heather Shouldice, Lobbyist, Shouldice and Associates
Jennifer Holliday, Environmental and Safety Compliance Manager, Chittenden Solid Waste District

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
10:00 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Committee discussion



Friday, April 20, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
11:00 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Mark up and vote

Ellen Czajkowski, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
Cathy Jamieson, Program Manager, Solid Waste Division, Department of Environmental Conservation

Friday, April 27, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Rep. David L. Deen, House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
1:50 PM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
10:45 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Amendment Introduction

Rep. Barbara Murphy, House Committee on Transportation
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Cathy Jamieson, Program Manager, Solid Waste Division, Department of Environmental Conservation
Bruce Westcott, General Manager, Central VT Solid Waste District

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
1:00 PM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

potential vote

Andrew MacLean, Lobbyist, Beverage Association of Vermont
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, May 4, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
9:00 AM

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Amendment

Rep. Samuel Young, Reporter, House Ways & Means Committee

Thursday, May 10, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
After

S.285 - An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Committee Discussion



An act relating to universal recycling requirements

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
  • John Adams, Director, Vermont Center for Geographic Information
  • Susan Alexander, District Manager, Lamoille Regional Solid Waste Management District
  • Patrick Austin, Austins Rubbish & Roll-Off Service
  • Todd Bouton, General Manager, Farrell Distributing Company
  • Clare Buckley, Lobbyist, Vermont Wholesale Beverage Association
  • Paul Burns, Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
  • Kim Crosby, Environmental Compliance Officer, Casella Waste Management
  • Ellen Czajkowski, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
  • Brent Demers, Assistant Director of Operations Logistics, City Market, Burlington
  • Peter Elwell, Town Manager, Brattleboro
  • Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Research Economist, Department of Taxes
  • Donna Hill, Hill Trash Hauling, Hyde Park
  • Jennifer Holliday, Environmental and Safety Compliance Manager, Chittenden Solid Waste District
  • Allison Hope, Director of Community Engagement, City Market, Burlington
  • Cathy Jamieson, Program Manager, Solid Waste Division, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Gary Kessler, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Liquor Control
  • Tim Maciel, Town Representative and Conservation Committee Member, Brattleboro
  • Andrew MacLean, Lobbyist, Beverage Association of Vermont
  • Rep. Curt McCormack, Sponsor
  • Andrew McLean, President & Founder MMR, Beverage Association of Vermont
  • Andy McLean, Lobbyist, MMR
  • Jeff Meyers, Owner, Myers Waste and Recycle
  • Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Sponsor
  • Rep. Barbara Murphy, House Committee on Transportation
  • Mike O'Dell, General Manager Colchester, Coca Cola Northern New England
  • Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Lisa Ransom, Owner, Grow Compost of Vermont
  • Terry Redmond, Director of Support Services , Central Vermont Medical Center and Woodridge
  • Sen. John Rodgers, Reporter
  • Heather Shouldice, Lobbyist, Shouldice and Associates
  • Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
  • Robert Spencer, CAV President and Director, Windham Solid Waste Management District and Compost Facility
  • Rep. Trevor Squirrell, Sponsor
  • Rep. Mary Sullivan, Sponsor
  • Paul Tomasi, District Manager, NEK Waste Management District
  • Peter Walke, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Bruce Westcott, General Manager, Central VT Solid Waste District
  • Ray Wood, Executive Chef, Capital Food Court
  • Rep. Samuel Young, Reporter, House Ways & Means Committee
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Rep. David L. Deen, House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife
  • Andrew MacLean, Lobbyist, Beverage Association of Vermont
  • Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Rebecca Ellis, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
  • Ken Albert, President, VT Grape and Wine Association
  • Pat Austin, Hauler, Orleans County
  • George Bergin, Co-owner, Beverage Warehouse, Winooski
  • Todd Bouton, General Manager, Farrell Distributing Company
  • Clare Buckley, Lobbyist, Vermont Wholesale Beverage Association
  • Paul Burns, Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
  • Kim Crosby, Casella Waste Management
  • Kim Crosby, Casella Waste Management
  • Johanna de Graffenreid, Environmental Advocate, VPIRG
  • Natasha Duarte, Director, Composting Association of Vermont
  • Natasha Durarte, Director, Composting Association of Vermont
  • Tom Gilbert, Owner/Operator, Black Dirt Farm, Stannard VT
  • Craig Goodenough, Hauler, Windham County
  • Lauren Hierl, Executive Director, Vermont Conservation Voters
  • Lauren Hierl, Executive Director, Vermont Conservation Voters
  • Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Cathy Jamieson, Program Manager, Solid Waste Division, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • John Langus, Brattleboro Redemption Center
  • Lara Lonon, CFO, Alchemist Brewery
  • Andrew MacLean, Lobbyist, MMRVT
  • Jason Manning, Chief Operating Officer, Vermont Food Bank
  • Jason Marring, Chief Operations Officer, Vermont Food Bank
  • Andrew McLean, President & Founder MMR, Beverage Association of Vermont
  • Bill Moore, President and CEO, Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Sen. Anthony Pollina
  • Lisa Ransom, Owner, Grow Compost of Vermont
  • Sarah Reeves, General Manager, Chittenden Solid Waste District
  • Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
  • Mark Simakaski, Legislative Chair, Vermont Grape and Wine Council
  • Paul Tomasi, District Manager, NEK Waste Management District
  • Peter Walke, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Bruce Westcott, General Manager, Central VT Solid Waste District
  • Nicole Whalen, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Vermont Food Bank

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