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Maine Moving Recycling Costs to Waste Producers to Save Taxpayers Millions

Amid the climate crisis, Maine is leading the nation after rolling back recycling costs for residents and shifting those costs to companies that are waste producers. Sarah Nichols, director of the sustainable Maine program at the Natural Resources Council of Maine, joined Cheddar to provide some additional details about the new law. "We've got a lot of companies who want to do the right thing, and a policy like this helps them do that," she said of the "mostly positive" response from businesses.

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