CMS-SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Solid Waste Management Act. Requires the
Environmental Protection Agency to conduct a waste audit of each State
agency and recommend waste reduction measures. Requires State
agencies to practice waste reduction, whenever possible. Requires
State agencies to use both sides of paper sheets. Requires the
Department of Central Management Services to establish a list of
designated recycled products that shall be purchased by the State and
adopt minimum recycled content standards for these products. Allows
the Department to offer price preferences for these products.
Requires suppliers submitting bids to the Department to provide
recycled paper to maintain records documenting the source and
postconsumer material content. Requires the Department to specify the
use of printing inks made with soy-based material and limit the use of
printing made of pigments using heavy metals. Requires the Department
to establish guidelines requiring printed materials submitted to the
State to be submitted on recycled paper and to utilize double sided
printing. Makes other changes.
FISCAL NOTE (Ill. EPA)
Initial cost of $300,000 over the first two years and an annual
cost of $100,000 thereafter.
FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)
No fiscal impact on DCCA or local governmental units.
Last action on Bill: TABLED BY SPONSOR
Last action date: 98-03-03
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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