District businesses selling food or alcohol are required to charge $.05 for each disposable paper or plastic carryout bag. Find out about DC's Bag Law.
Green DC Agenda
We are pleased to release the Green DC Agenda—the District is one of the world’s most sustainable cities. Going green means we all benefit from cleaner, swimmable rivers; healthier air indoors and out; more beautiful streets, parks, and school grounds; and a vibrant, competitive economy. Read more.
The Agenda consists of seven themes and two spotlights:
- Neighborhoods and Community
- Parks and Natural Areas
- Transit and Mobility
- Business, Jobs and Economic Development
- City and Government Operations
- Spotlight: Anacostia River
- Spotlight: Climate Change