Presentation on theme: "Preparing for Minnesotas New Compostable Bag Law March 24, 2010 Paul Kroening."— Presentation transcript:
Preparing for Minnesotas New Compostable Bag Law March 24, 2010 Paul Kroening
Background State law which took effect January 1, 2010 Requires residents who put their yard waste or other compostable waste out for curbside pick up to place the waste in compostable paper or plastic bags. Compostable plastic bags must meet all the specifications in ASTM Standard Specification for Compostable Plastics (D6400).
Workshop Preparing for Minnesotas New Compostable Bag Law February 24 and 25 100 Participants Why: –Educate haulers, manufacturers and retailers on the specifics of the new compostable bag law –Provide information on the resources available in the toolkit –Vendor fair
Thank You to Speakers Representative Paul Gardner Vineet Dalal, Northern Technologies International Patty Horton, General Manager at Byerlys in Chanhassen