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The DC Code: § 3-1002 Duties of Department and Commission; scope of program.

Index3 District of Columbia Boards and Commissions. (Refs & Annos)
The Department shall work along with businesses, with charitable organizations, and with the Commission to implement a comprehensive litter and solid waste reduction and recycling program to improve the appearance of the local environment.
The Commission, with full cooperation from the Department, shall monitor the progress of the comprehensive litter and solid waste reduction and recycling program.
The litter and solid waste reduction and recycling program shall include, but not be limited to, the following activities:
A summer youth project which employs teenagers to clean, during the summer, areas selected by the Department;
A neighborhood blitz which would be a special clean-up program that would take place at least every 3 months in the dirtiest neighborhoods and alleys;
An education program for teaching youth of all ages about the collection of litter and the recycling of solid waste;
A planting project for growing flowers, trees, and grass throughout the District of Columbia, particularly in barren areas;
A program for cleaning vacant lots and for cleaning lots where vacant buildings owned by the District of Columbia are located;
The establishment of recycling centers;
Recommendations for administrative and legislative action to beautify the District of Columbia; and
The development of a comprehensive educational and promotional campaign on recycling for generators of commercial and residential solid waste.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 2-3202. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 17-353 validated a previously made technical correction in subsecs. (c)(6) and (7). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 6-84, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 3-1001. Law 7-226, the "D.C. Solid Waste Management and Multi-Material Recycling Act of 1988," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 7-378, which was referred to the Committee on Public Works. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 29, 1988 and December 13, 1988, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 10, 1989, it was assigned Act No. 7-301 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. For Law 17-353, see notes following § 3-308. DC CODE § 3-1002 Current through December 11, 2012


(Feb. 21, 1986, D.C. Law 6-84, § 3, 32 DCR 7287; Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-226, § 19(b), (c), 36 DCR 595; Mar. 25, 2009, D.C. Law 17-353, § 187, 56 DCR 1117.)