Int. No. 461-A
By Council Members Palma, Brewer, Cabrera, Chin, Foster, Gentile, James, Koppell, Rose, Williams, Nelson, Mark-Viverito, Levin, Van Bramer, Lappin, Recchia, Vallone, Crowley, Lander, Garodnick, Gonzalez, Weprin, Wills, Jackson, Gennaro, Barron and Ulrich
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to establishing packaging reduction guidelines for contractors with city agencies.
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 3 of title 6 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subchapter 7 to read as follows:
Subchapter 7: Packaging Reduction
§ 6-317. Packaging reduction guidelines for city agencies. a. The director of citywide environmental purchasing, after consultation with the mayor’s office of long term planning and sustainability, shall establish packaging reduction guidelines for contracts entered into by city agencies for the purchase of goods.
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