S.Res. 251 - A Resolution Expressing Support for Improvement in the Collection, Processing, and Consumption of Recyclable Materials Throughout the United States.

Environmental protection.
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A resolution expressing support for improvement in the collection, processing, and consumption of recyclable materials throughout the United States. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the Senate on November 15, 2011 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on November 16, 2011.

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A Resolution Expressing Support for Improvement in the Collection, Processing, and Consumption of Recyclable Materials Throughout the United States.

S.Res. 251 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A resolution expressing support for improvement in the collection, processing, and consumption of recyclable materials throughout the United States. (by CRS)
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A resolution expressing support for improvement in the collection, processing, and consumption of recyclable materials throughout the United States.
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    Sponsor
    Thomas R. Carper
    Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Environmental protection
    • Economic development
    • Manufacturing
    • Solid waste and recycling
    Related Bills
      Major Actions
      Introduced8/02/2011
      Referred to Committee
      Passed Senate11/16/2011
      Bill History
      Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
      currently selectedSenateResolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.11/16/2011PASSED by voice vote
      ActionDateDescription
      Introduced8/02/2011
      8/02/2011Referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
      11/16/2011Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works discharged by Unanimous Consent.
      currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage11/16/2011Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
      NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
      11 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

      Organizations that took a position on
      A Resolution Expressing Support for Improvement in the Collection, Processing, and Consumption of Recyclable Materials Throughout the United States.: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

      11 organizations supported this bill

      Aluminum Association
      Aluminum Association (2011, August 3). Recycling Roundtable Supports Congressional Resolution in Support of the U.S. Scrap Recycling Industry. Retrieved August 9, 2011, from Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.
      American Forest & Paper Association
      American Forest & Paper Association (2011, August 3). Recycling Roundtable Supports Congressional Resolution in Support of the U.S. Scrap Recycling Industry. Retrieved August 9, 2011, from Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.
      Colorado Association for Recycling
      Griek, Marjorie (2011, August 5). CAFR endorses U.S. senate resolution in support of recycling. Retrieved August 9, 2011, from Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.
      Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
      Alabama Environmental Council (2011, August 13). New Senate Resolution Pushes Higher Recycling . Retrieved August 16, 2011, from AEC.
      Keep America Beautiful
      Climate of Our Future (2011, August 5). Keep America Beautiful Endorses Congressional Resolution Supporting National Improvements in Recycling. Retrieved August 9, 2011, from Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.
      National Association for PET Container Resources
      Eagles, Kate & Dennis Sabourin (2011, August 9). APCOR Endorses U.S. Senate Resolution 251 in Support of Recycling. Retrieved August 9, 2011, from Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.
      National Recycling Coalition
      Alabama Environmental Council (2011, August 13). New Senate Resolution Pushes Higher Recycling . Retrieved August 16, 2011, from AEC.
      National Solid Wastes Management Association
      National Solid Wastes Management Association (2011, August 3). Recycling Roundtable Supports Congressional Resolution in Support of the U.S. Scrap Recycling Industry. Retrieved August 9, 2011, from Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.
      Paper Recycling Coalition
      Paper Recycling Coalition (2011, August 3). Recycling Roundtable Supports Congressional Resolution in Support of the U.S. Scrap Recycling Industry. Retrieved August 9, 2011, from Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.
      Solid Waste Association of North America
      Solid Waste Association of North America (2011, August 3). Recycling Roundtable Supports Congressional Resolution in Support of the U.S. Scrap Recycling Industry. Retrieved August 9, 2011, from Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.
      Steel Recycling Institute
      Steel Recycling Institute (2011, August 3). Recycling Roundtable Supports Congressional Resolution in Support of the U.S. Scrap Recycling Industry. Retrieved August 9, 2011, from Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.

      0 organizations opposed this bill

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      Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
      Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

      Contributions by Legislator

      Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Vote
      Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$45,400$0Yes
      Kelly AyotteRNH$12,050$0Yes
      John BarrassoRWY$44,850$0Yes
      Max BaucusDMT$143,500$0Yes
      Mark BegichDAK$1,532$0Yes
      Michael F. BennetDCO$9,600$0Yes
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$9,500$0Yes
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$6,150$0Yes
      Roy BluntRMO$51,700$0Yes
      John BoozmanRAR$21,350$0Yes
      Barbara BoxerDCA$45,549$0Yes
      Scott BrownRMA$59,300$0Yes
      Sherrod BrownDOH$21,305$0Yes
      Richard BurrRNC$57,650$0Yes
      Maria CantwellDWA$42,666$0Yes
      Ben CardinDMD$18,750$0Yes
      Tom CarperDDE$27,600$0Yes
      Bob CaseyDPA$13,350$0Yes
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$162,355$0Yes
      Daniel CoatsRIN$13,200$0Yes
      Tom CoburnROK$5,450$0Yes
      William Thad CochranRMS$24,050$0Yes
      Susan M. CollinsRME$44,750$0Yes
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,000$0Yes
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$2,400$0Yes
      Bob CorkerRTN$43,502$0Yes
      John CornynRTX$75,500$0Yes
      Mike CrapoRID$64,650$0Yes
      Jim DeMintRSC$41,400$0Yes
      Dick DurbinDIL$11,750$0Yes
      Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0Yes
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$26,500$0Yes
      Al FrankenDMN$7,850$0Yes
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$49,366$0Yes
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$85,525$0Yes
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$27,400$0Yes
      Kay R. HaganDNC$20,081$0Yes
      Tom HarkinDIA$8,000$0Yes
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$32,500$0Yes
      Dean HellerRNV$24,800$0Yes
      John HoevenRND$10,800$0Yes
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$7,380$0Yes
      Jim InhofeROK$40,100$0Yes
      Dan InouyeDHI$6,000$0Yes
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$58,450$0Yes
      Mike JohannsRNE$12,500$0Yes
      Ron JohnsonRWI$24,700$0Yes
      Tim JohnsonDSD$5,500$0Yes
      John F. KerryDMA$5,300$0Yes
      Mark KirkRIL$44,950$0Yes
      Amy KlobucharDMN$41,466$0Yes
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
      Jon KylRAZ$4,000$0Yes
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$63,050$0Yes
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$11,500$0Yes
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$200$0Yes
      Mike LeeRUT$9,700$0Yes
      Carl LevinDMI$8,250$0Yes
      Joe LiebermanICT$2,000$0Yes
      Dick LugarRIN$22,400$0Yes
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$28,900$0Yes
      John McCainRAZ$24,500$0Yes
      Claire McCaskillDMO$18,150$0Yes
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$89,850$0Yes
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$30,550$0Yes
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$19,300$0Yes
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,000$0Yes
      Jerry MoranRKS$10,000$0Yes
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$48,550$0Yes
      Patty MurrayDWA$122,299$0Yes
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$5,500$0Yes
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$19,900$0Yes
      Rand PaulRKY$16,200$0Yes
      Rob PortmanROH$63,000$0Yes
      Mark L. PryorDAR$50,550$0Yes
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$0Yes
      Harry ReidDNV$82,100$0Yes
      Jim RischRID$60,900$0Yes
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$38,498$0Yes
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$16,300$0Yes
      Marco RubioRFL$29,350$0Yes
      Bernie SandersIVT$300$0Yes
      Chuck SchumerDNY$18,600$0Yes
      Jeff SessionsRAL$50,750$0Yes
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$16,000$0Yes
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,000$0Yes
      Olympia SnoweRME$15,500$0Yes
      Debbie StabenowDMI$74,500$0Yes
      Jon TesterDMT$19,150$0Yes
      John ThuneRSD$53,350$0Yes
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$62,951$0Yes
      Mark UdallDCO$13,644$0Yes
      Tom UdallDNM$11,200$0Yes
      David VitterRLA$67,250$0Yes
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$30,650$0Yes
      Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$17,000$0Yes
      Roger F. WickerRMS$91,000$0Yes
      Ron WydenDOR$155,905$0Yes

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Vote
      Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$45,400$0Yes
      Kelly AyotteRNH$12,050$0Yes
      John BarrassoRWY$44,850$0Yes
      Max BaucusDMT$143,500$0Yes
      Mark BegichDAK$1,532$0Yes
      Michael F. BennetDCO$9,600$0Yes
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$9,500$0Yes
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$6,150$0Yes
      Roy BluntRMO$51,700$0Yes
      John BoozmanRAR$21,350$0Yes
      Barbara BoxerDCA$45,549$0Yes
      Scott BrownRMA$59,300$0Yes
      Sherrod BrownDOH$21,305$0Yes
      Richard BurrRNC$57,650$0Yes
      Maria CantwellDWA$42,666$0Yes
      Ben CardinDMD$18,750$0Yes
      Tom CarperDDE$27,600$0Yes
      Bob CaseyDPA$13,350$0Yes
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$162,355$0Yes
      Daniel CoatsRIN$13,200$0Yes
      Tom CoburnROK$5,450$0Yes
      William Thad CochranRMS$24,050$0Yes
      Susan M. CollinsRME$44,750$0Yes
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,000$0Yes
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$2,400$0Yes
      Bob CorkerRTN$43,502$0Yes
      John CornynRTX$75,500$0Yes
      Mike CrapoRID$64,650$0Yes
      Jim DeMintRSC$41,400$0Yes
      Dick DurbinDIL$11,750$0Yes
      Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0Yes
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$26,500$0Yes
      Al FrankenDMN$7,850$0Yes
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$49,366$0Yes
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$85,525$0Yes
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$27,400$0Yes
      Kay R. HaganDNC$20,081$0Yes
      Tom HarkinDIA$8,000$0Yes
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$32,500$0Yes
      Dean HellerRNV$24,800$0Yes
      John HoevenRND$10,800$0Yes
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$7,380$0Yes
      Jim InhofeROK$40,100$0Yes
      Dan InouyeDHI$6,000$0Yes
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$58,450$0Yes
      Mike JohannsRNE$12,500$0Yes
      Ron JohnsonRWI$24,700$0Yes
      Tim JohnsonDSD$5,500$0Yes
      John F. KerryDMA$5,300$0Yes
      Mark KirkRIL$44,950$0Yes
      Amy KlobucharDMN$41,466$0Yes
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
      Jon KylRAZ$4,000$0Yes
      Mary L. LandrieuDLA$63,050$0Yes
      Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$11,500$0Yes
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$200$0Yes
      Mike LeeRUT$9,700$0Yes
      Carl LevinDMI$8,250$0Yes
      Joe LiebermanICT$2,000$0Yes
      Dick LugarRIN$22,400$0Yes
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$28,900$0Yes
      John McCainRAZ$24,500$0Yes
      Claire McCaskillDMO$18,150$0Yes
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$89,850$0Yes
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$30,550$0Yes
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$19,300$0Yes
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,000$0Yes
      Jerry MoranRKS$10,000$0Yes
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$48,550$0Yes
      Patty MurrayDWA$122,299$0Yes
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$5,500$0Yes
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$19,900$0Yes
      Rand PaulRKY$16,200$0Yes
      Rob PortmanROH$63,000$0Yes
      Mark L. PryorDAR$50,550$0Yes
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$0Yes
      Harry ReidDNV$82,100$0Yes
      Jim RischRID$60,900$0Yes
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$38,498$0Yes
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$16,300$0Yes
      Marco RubioRFL$29,350$0Yes
      Bernie SandersIVT$300$0Yes
      Chuck SchumerDNY$18,600$0Yes
      Jeff SessionsRAL$50,750$0Yes
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$16,000$0Yes
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,000$0Yes
      Olympia SnoweRME$15,500$0Yes
      Debbie StabenowDMI$74,500$0Yes
      Jon TesterDMT$19,150$0Yes
      John ThuneRSD$53,350$0Yes
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$62,951$0Yes
      Mark UdallDCO$13,644$0Yes
      Tom UdallDNM$11,200$0Yes
      David VitterRLA$67,250$0Yes
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$30,650$0Yes
      Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$17,000$0Yes
      Roger F. WickerRMS$91,000$0Yes
      Ron WydenDOR$155,905$0Yes

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Forestry & Forest Products$1,838,277
      Waste management$799,256
      Recycling of metal, paper, plastics, etc.$551,041
      Aluminum mining/processing$70,650
      International trade associations$10,000

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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