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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 41: Center for materials reuse

Section 41. (a) The Chelsea center for materials reuse, administered by the center for environmentally appropriate materials at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, hereinafter referred to as the center for materials reuse, shall be established to promote the development of materials reuse technology, management, and policy.

(b) The purposes and responsibilities of the center for material reuse shall be to:

(1) serve as a focal point for the promotion of materials recycling and reuse;

(2) provide a common ground to bring together leaders and stakeholders who will benefit from and promote recycling and reuse;

(3) promote coordination among existing state, local and private materials recycling and reuse services and assist in the development of new services and enterprises that will emerge from enhanced materials recycling and reuse;

(4) provide training in recycling and reuse of materials; and

(5) assist in the development and deployment of innovative materials recycling and reuse technologies.