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The DC Code: § 8-1005 Priority for recycling.

Index8 Environmental and Animal Control and Protection (Refs & Annos)

The Mayor shall not construct or retrofit any facility in the District for the purpose of solid waste incineration or resource recovery through incineration until all of the provisions of this subchapter are implemented or a 25% reduction in the solid waste stream is achieved through District-wide recycling, whichever comes first.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-3405. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 7-226, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 8-1001. Delegation of Authority Delegation of authority pursuant to D.C. Law 7-226, the "D.C. Solid Waste Management & Multi-Material Recycling Act of 1988", see Mayor's Order 89-160, July 20, 1989. DC CODE § 8-1005 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-226, § 6, 36 DCR 595.)