Congressman Keith Ellison To Speak At Closing Session Of The Resource Recycling Conference


Congressman Keith Ellison to Speak at Closing Session of the Resource Recycling Conference

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., who has been an outspoken advocate for environmental issues, including reintroducing national zero waste legislation, will speak during the closing session of the  Resource Recycling Conference in Minneapolis in late August.
The Congressman and other speakers will dive into the ways the country’s current political environment is affecting materials recovery nationwide.
Ellison, who has represented Minnesota’s fifth district in Congress since 2007, is a supporter of materials recovery on Capitol Hill. In February, he reintroduced legislation (H.R. 1034) aimed at developing a $100 million grant program to support communities progressing waste prevention, reuse, recycling, composting and …

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