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.
Resources for Businesses
In today’s growing sustainability-conscious marketplace, the greening of business operations is even more crucial. At the District Department of the Environment (DDOE), we encourage all District businesses to incorporate sound environmental policies and practices in their daily operations. Whether it is by helping businesses employ ways to conserve energy and recycle, or to issue permits, or monitor compliancy of local and federal environmental regulations, the DDOE serves as a partner and an advisor to local companies committed to meeting and exceeding their environmental goals.