Summary: H.R.2286 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2286. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/26/1993)

Comprehensive Recycling Act of 1993 - Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to provide technical assistance and guidance to States on recycling methods and opportunities.

Directs States to develop and implement comprehensive multimaterial recycling programs. Requires such programs to be designed to provide at least 20 percent of a State's population with an opportunity to participate in such programs within two years of this Act's enactment. Provides that such programs must be available to an additional 20 percent of a State's population every two years, until the entire population is provided with such opportunity. Requires States to include recycling programs in the solid waste plan required by the Solid Waste Disposal Act. Makes States with approved plans eligible for Federal grants for recycling programs.

Amends the Solid Waste Disposal Act to require the Administrator to make grants to States for implementing recycling programs.