School Waste Recycling and Refuse Disposal
R.I. Gen. Laws § 16-111-4
§ 16-111-4. Food service — Local sources preferred.
It shall be the policy of the state, the department of education, and any educational entity to encourage that any request for proposal (RFP) to a food service company (vendor) to provide food services to an educational entity encourage the use of a vendor that purchases ten percent (10%) of the required food service product from a Rhode Island-based food service company. In addition, it shall also be the policy of the state, the department of education, and any educational entity, to encourage the use of vendors who recycle organic-waste materials at an authorized composting facility, an anaerobic digestion facility, or by another authorized recycling method, regardless of whether the entity purchasing the services is or is not an educational entity, or a covered entity or a covered educational institution pursuant to the provisions of § 23-18.9-7.
History of Section.
P.L. 2021, ch. 344, § 1, effective September 1, 2021; P.L. 2021, ch. 345, § 1, effective September 1, 2021.