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NJ Considers Paint Fee to Fuel Recycling Efforts

Article-NJ Considers Paint Fee to Fuel Recycling Efforts

New York Paint Stewardship Bill Passes

New Jersey is considering enlisting every producer of paint sold in the Garden State in a paint stewardship program.

A bill under consideration in the legislature would require retailers to pay a fee to the manufacturer for each can of paint. 

Ed Waters with the New Jersey Chemistry Council said a fee of about 75 cents a can would fund a program allowing residents and contractors to take unused paint to designated sites for recycling.

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