Studies indicate that every person in Maine generates at least four pounds of trash a day. That adds up to millions of pounds that to be disposed of, somehow, every year.
Lawmakers are gearing up to take a second look at how the state can do a better job at managing its waste...and increasing its recycling rate.
Maine has not looked at its solid waste laws for 15 years. Sen. Tom Saviello, a republican from Wilton says "its time."