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The DC Code: § 8-1102 Comprehensive plan for multi-material recycling system.

Index8 Environmental and Animal Control and Protection (Refs & Annos)
Within 1 year from July 25, 1987, the Mayor of the District of Columbia ("Mayor") shall submit to the Council of the District of Columbia ("Council") a comprehensive plan for a District of Columbia ("District") multi-material recycling system for the purpose of recovering energy and other resources from discarded materials and solid waste and for distributing reusable organic compounds for public use.
Before submitting the comprehensive plan to the Council, the Mayor shall:
Hold a public hearing to receive public comments on the proposed comprehensive plan; and
Consult with the Council, the Litter and Solid Waste Reduction Commission established pursuant to § 3-1001, the Hazardous Materials Study Commission established pursuant to § 8-1201, and other interested parties.
The comprehensive plan submitted to the Council by the Mayor shall include:
A technical and economic description of the level of performance and results that can be attained from an effective multi-material recycling program and solid waste resource recovery facility;
Detailed methods for the collection, transportation, separation, and reduction of discarded materials, household hazardous waste, and solid waste;
Guidelines for the implementation of an office waste paper recycling program for District government office buildings, District-based educational facilities, and private corporations;
Information regarding the alternative management of garbage disposal and resource recovery;
Information regarding an adequate location, design, and construction site for a facility associated with the conversion of solid waste to energy;
Information regarding regional, geographic, demographic, and environmental factors;
Information regarding public health and safety considerations and applicable federal regulations;
Guidelines for the distribution of reusable organic compounds, such as mulch, at convenient distribution centers throughout the District for use by its residents for gardening, landscaping, and other similar purposes; and
A description of a public information campaign and community outreach program to be targeted to District residents and visitors regarding the importance of the District's multi-material recycling system and the public's role in this system.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-3202. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 7-19, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 8-1101. References in Text "Section 8-1201," referred to in (b)(2), was repealed by § 7 of D.C. Law 7-190, effective March 16, 1989. DC CODE § 8-1102 Current through December 11, 2012


(July 25, 1987, D.C. Law 7-19, § 3, 34 DCR 3810.)