Ohio House passes shredder bill.
Ohio's House of Representatives has passed House Bill 100, authorizing waste management districts in Ohio to exempt auto shredder residue (ASR (Automatic Speech Recognition) Using voice recognition to replace keypad entry for telephone voice menus. Typically used to speak the digits 0 through 9 insted of keying them, ASR systems may be able to recognize a limited vocabulary. See voice recognition and AVSR. ) from the waste generation fee. The bill, sponsored primarily by Rep. Mary Taylor Mary Taylor can refer to:
To receive the exemption, the ASR must not contain hazardous waste Hazardous waste
Any solid, liquid, or gaseous waste materials that, if improperly managed or disposed of, may pose substantial hazards to human health and the environment. Every industrial country in the world has had problems with managing hazardous wastes. and must not comprise more than 35 percent of the total weight of the material being processed. The bill also stipulates that the recyclable re·cy·cle
tr.v. re·cy·cled, re·cy·cling, re·cy·cles
1. To put or pass through a cycle again, as for further treatment.
2. To start a different cycle in.
a. material generated must be sold, used or reused within 90 days of when it has been processed.
A spokesman for Taylor's office says the bill will likely go to the Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee.