Senator Thomas Carper honored for recycling

The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) joined forces to honor Senator Thomas R. Carper (DE) for his outstanding and passionate leadership on key recycling issues.

Carper serves as co-chair of the Senate Recycling Caucus and was instrumental in successfully incorporating important recycling amendments in recent climate change legislation, including S. 2191, the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act of 2007, and S. 1733, the Kerry-Boxer Clean Energy, Jobs and American Power Act of 2009. Carper also was an early and strong supporter of the Recycling Investment Saves Energy Act of 2008.