• Scrap Chat: Federal Legislative Update

  • In the latest episode of Scrap Chat, ISRI Director of Government Relations David Eaton discusses the American Rescue Plan. The latest of three COVID relief bills to be passed by Congress, the American Rescue plan third COVID-related relief bill approved by Congress to provide additional funding for federal, state, and local pandemic response programs and to inject trillions of dollars into the U.S. economy. The Rescue Plan, however, is the first of the COVID-relief bills to include additional funding for initiatives and programs aimed at securing “environmental justice” – a nationwide, ongoing effort to bring increased responsibility and accountability to industries where bad actors can negatively affect the environment or public health.

    David tells us what this all could mean for recyclers, and what is coming up.

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