Arizona Legislative Updates

The Arizona Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America monitors state and federal legislative and regulatory activity to keep members informed of issues pertinent to the municipal solid waste industry.

Arizona Updates

Support the RECOVER Act

Congress is currently considering the Realizing the Economic Opportunities and Values Expanding Recycling (RECOVER) Act, which establishes a $500 million matching grant fund to support local recycling programs. The bill is currently in the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Arizona District 1 Representative Tom O'Halleran is on the E&C Committee. AZSWANA is asking our members to reach out to Representative O'Halleran to support Resolution 5115, the RECOVER Act.

Please voice your support at:

Representative Tom O'Halleran

U.S. House of Representatives

324 Cannon House Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20515

Phone: 202-225-3361

Or send an email through his website email portal at

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ADEQ Industrial Stormwater Permit Re-Authorization

ADEQ proposes state plan for implementing Municipal Solid Waste Landfill emissions guidelines


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