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Gordon Named Recycling Legislator of the Year

Gordon wrote two key pieces of legislation pertaining to California recycling programs.

 

State Assemblyman Rich Gordon (D-Menlo Park) will be honored as a Recycling Legislator of the Year at Californians Against Waste’s Birthday Bash in celebration of 35 years of successful recycling policy today in Sacramento. 

"It is an honor and a privilege to receive this award," said Assemblyman Rich Gordon. "The importance of recycling and living more sustainably is critical now more than ever.  I applaud Californians Against Waste in their ongoing leadership and being on the forefront of reducing waste and promoting recycling in California."

Assemblyman Gordon wrote two key pieces of legislation pertaining to California recycling programs. AB 1149 expanded California’s Plastic Market Development Program and provided $20 million in additional funding.

This expansion provided additional incentives for California-based companies to re-manufacture plastics in-state and has already created hundreds of green jobs. 

AB 525 reauthorized the waste tire grant program to avoid landfill disposal of waste tires.

Gordon currently has two active bills aiming to protect the California Beverage Container Recycling Program – CRV funds (AB 1933) and the California Tire Recycling Act (AB 1647).  Both bills are currently pending in the Senate.    

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