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Michigan’s Green Industry – Continuing to GROW!

About the Industry
With a combined economic impact of $5.715 billion, Michigan’s nursery, perennial plant production, Christmas tree, sod producers, landscaping and lawn care industries continue to grow!

* We are the 4th largest Nursery State in the Nation!

*#1 specialty crop in Michigan
*Landscape services and Retail Sectors = $4.5 billion economic impact
*Together, all segments of the Green Industry account for a total of 36,162 individuals employed (Knudson & Peterson, 2012). According to US Census Data, this equates to 1 out of every 170 Michigan citizens between the ages of 18-65.

About Us

HB 4593-HB 4595 is a package of bills proposing amendments to current law regulating scrap metal including:
•    HB 4593 would add pieces to the nonferrous scrap metal law implemented in 2008 to include all kinds of scrap metal; and revise and/or add to the law’s regulations on record keeping requirements, methods of payment, holding and tagging of specified items, and more.

SB 332, introduced by Sen. John Moolenaar (R-Midland), would further clarify what types of fertilizer a person may apply and amends the Natural Resources Environmental Protection Act to:
•    Define a biosolid as “a product consisting in whole or in part of sewage sludge that is distributed to the public and that is disinfected by means of composting, pasteurization, wet air oxidation, heat treatment, or other means.”


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