The New Jersey General Assembly passed a bill earlier this week – by a vote of 51 to 25 – that would require certain large-scale generators to separate organics if they are within 25 miles of an authorized recycling facility. The bill (A3726) directly followed requests made by Gov. Phil Murphy in a conditional veto of a prior iteration. Murphy’s veto requested the removal of language that deemed landfills with gas-to-energy systems and incinerators (that used anaerobic digestion within four years) to be authorized destinations. Murphy also requested new language requiring any area recyclers be notified if generators seek disposal waivers. More >>