HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1445        FILED ON: 1/15/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2920

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Chris Walsh

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act to amend Section 22, Section 10 (c) of Chapter 169 of the Acts of 2008 relative to Green Communities.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Date Added:

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

1/15/2015

 



HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1445        FILED ON: 1/15/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2920

By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2920) of Chris Walsh for legislation to require municipalities to institute a municipal zero waste trash and expanded recycling program to qualify as a green community, so-called.  Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Eighty-Ninth General Court
(2015-2016)

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An Act to amend Section 22, Section 10 (c) of Chapter 169 of the Acts of 2008 relative to Green Communities.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. SECTION 22, Section 10 (c) of Chapter 169 of the Acts of 2008 is hereby amended by inserting the following language: --

“(7) institute a municipal zero waste trash and expanded recycling program to reduce the amount of refuse material moving to landfills” after “(6) require all new residential construction over 3,000 square feet and all new commercial and industrial real estate construction to minimize, to the extent feasible, the life-cycle cost of the facility by utilizing energy efficiency, water conservation and other renewable or alternative energy technologies or”