Stevens: ‘Record’ amount of plastics, rising recycling costs, pose challenges

U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens (D-Rochester) held what she said was the first U.S. House Science Committee hearing about recycling in a decade. The freshman lawmaker chairs the Subcommittee on Research & Technology. Members heard concerns about the soaring production of plastic goods, as well as rising recycling costs. That’s been a drain on many municipalities, … Continue reading Stevens: ‘Record’ amount of plastics, rising recycling costs, pose challenges