New Jersey - S 771 - 2016

Concerning food waste recycling and food waste-to-energy production, supplementing Title 13 of the Revised Statutes, and amending P.L.1999, c.23.

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Added On: 02-08-2016
Updated On: 06-30-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsors: Christopher Bateman (Senate/Republican), Bob Smith (Senate/Democratic)





Companion Bills (1)

Actions (3)

  • 01-12-2016 - Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee
  • 10-13-2016 - Reported out of Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
  • 05-25-2017 - Senate Amendment (25-0) (Smith)

Votes (2)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
10-13-2016Reported out of Senate committee with amendmentsSenate401yes
05-25-2017AMENDSenate25015yes

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News (5)

Fine Print: Trying to Get a Handle on Food Waste in New Jersey - NJ Spotlight
Published by njspotlight.com
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 05:17:51 GMT

What is being done: The New Jersey Legislature is considering a package of bills to deal with the issue of food waste, including a number of measures expected to be acted on by the Senate Environment and Energy Committee. ... What is being proposed ...

New Jersey looking at ways to convert food waste into fuel - Newsworks.org
Published by newsworks.org
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:58:43 GMT

That's the goal of a bill moving through the Legislature, which would require large generators of garbage to separate and recycle food waste with the aim of converting it to energy. The bill (S-771), approved by the Senate Environment and Energy ...

New Jersey proposal would encourage transforming food waste to energy - Bioenergy Insight Magazine
Published by bioenergy-news.com
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:23:10 GMT

The bill S-771, passed by the New Jersey Senate Environment and Energy Committee, would encourage the state to build more waste-to-energy facilities. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, food waste is the single largest part of ...

New Jersey Waste-to-Energy Bill Would Require Corporations to Separate Food Waste - Environmental Leader
Published by environmentalleader.com
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:48:13 GMT

A bill that would mandate these changes, S-771, was recently passed by the New Jersey Senate Environment and Energy Committee, as reported by NJ.com. The legislation would also encourage the state to build more waste-to-energy plants. Food waste is ...

New Jersey bill aims to generate energy from food waste - Biomass Magazine
Published by biomassmagazine.com
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:03:08 GMT

A bill in New Jersey that would require large food waste generators to separate and recycle food waste and amends the definition of Class I renewable energy took a step forward on Oct. 13 when it was approved by the Senate Environmental and Energy ...