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Public Reports on Recycling


Wednesday, March 14, 2012

The District of Columbia is pleased to issue these Reports pursuant to D.C. Law 7-226, the “D.C. Solid Waste Management and Multi-Material Recycling Act of 1988”.
The reports present an overall evaluation of the recycling activities of the District of Columbia, including:

  • an analysis of the overall success of the residential, commercial and District government building recycling programs in meeting the statutory recovery targets;
  • an analysis of solid waste and recycling tonnage, cost, revenue;
  • an evaluation of the District Government’s mandatory recycling program;
  • updates on the District Government’s public education and outreach efforts;
  • a progress report on enforcement activities; and
  • information on sustainable practices, including - but not limited to - Environmental Preferable Purchasing (EPP) and new procurement policies and directives.