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(1) Definition. In this section, “council” means the council on recycling.
(2) Duties. The council shall do all of the following:
(a) Promote the efficient and prompt implementation of state programs related to solid waste reduction, recovery and recycling.
(b) Advise and assist state agencies and authorities and county and municipal officials in the coordination of programs and the exchange of information related to solid waste reduction, recovery and recycling. This assistance, whenever practical, shall be provided with an emphasis on documents and material easy to read and understand by the general public.
(c) Advise state agencies concerning the promulgation of rules under ss. 100.29, 100.295, and 101.126.
(d) Advise the department and the University of Wisconsin System concerning educational efforts and research related to solid waste reduction, recovery and recycling.
(g) Develop recommendations and cooperate with the packaging industry concerning establishing and implementing standards for recyclable packaging.
(gm) Develop recommendations, advise and assist county and municipal officials and the automotive service industry to promote the recycling of oil filters used in motor vehicles and other machinery.
(h) Advise the department concerning the development of a statewide plan for public service announcements that would provide information about recycling programs and the benefits of recycling through radio and television announcements produced in this state's production facilities and designate a liaison with television and radio stations to try to secure the broadcast of the public service announcements.
(i) Advise the governor and the legislature.
(2m) Status reports. The council may request a status report from any state agency or authority implementing a solid waste reduction, recovery or recycling program.
(3) Subcommittees. The council may create subcommittees to assist in its work. Subcommittee members may include members of the council, state employees and representatives of counties and municipalities and others.
(4) Assistance. State agencies shall assist the council in fulfilling its duties to the fullest extent possible.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Wisconsin Statutes Environmental Regulation (Ch. 280 to 299) § 287.22. Council on recycling - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/wi/environmental-regulation-ch-280-to-299/wi-st-287-22/
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