The state Senate passed various bills pertaining to recycling markets, climate change, clean energy and environmental programs and infrastructure.
The bill, however, faces uncertainty from the Republican-controlled Senate and a veto threat from President Trump.
As landfills face closure and waste-to-energy projects stall, various counties in Hawaii are dealing with waste management issues.
The bill requires recycling of food waste by large food waste generators that produce at least 52 tons per year of pre-consumer food waste.
Insights from Michael Csapo, general manager of the Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of Southwest Oakland County.