Waste Reduction, Reuse and Recycling

The BlueGreen Alliance and its labor and environmental partner organizations strongly support a comprehensive national strategy to address waste reduction, reuse and recycling.

November 4, 2011

Policies and investments that expand our nationwide recycling infrastructure for the 21st century can help solve our nation’s current jobs crisis. At the same time, a dramatic increase in recycling will help lay the foundation for long-term sustainable growth that benefits working people and the planet alike.

The BlueGreen Alliance and its labor and environmental partners support a comprehensive national strategy to address waste reduction, reuse and recycling. Such a strategy will save energy, reduce global warming emissions, divert solid waste from our landfills and incinerators, and create and retain family-supporting jobs.

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