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Summary of District of Columbia Laws

Environmental

"Litter and Solid Waste Act of 1985"

D.C. Code Ann. § 3-1001 et seq.

The Law: The Act requires the Department of Public Works to work in conjunction with businesses and charitable organizations to create and follow a litter and solid waste reduction and recycling program to improve the appearance of the local environment. This includes the creation of recycling centers, clean-up programs, and education programs. D.C. Code Ann. § 3-1002.

DC code update 2/25/08 RAB
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