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File #: Int 0320-2018    Version: * Name: Residential recycling of textiles.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 1/31/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to residential recycling of textiles
Sponsors: Ydanis A. Rodriguez
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would designate textiles as a recyclable material to be included in the residential collection program.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 320, 2. Int. No. 320, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 320

 

By Council Member Rodriguez

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to residential recycling of textiles

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1. Subdivision b of section 16-305 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

b. The commissioner shall adopt and implement rules designating at least [six] seven recyclable materials, including textiles, plastics to the extent required in subdivision c of this section and yard waste to the extent required in section 16-308 of this chapter, contained in department-managed solid waste and requiring households to source separate such designated materials.

§ 2. Subdivision a of section 16-305.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

a. Weekly collection of designated recyclable materials shall be maintained in all local service delivery districts, except the collection of textiles may be maintained by a monthly collection in all local service delivery districts.

                     § 3. This local law takes effect one year after it becomes law, except that the commissioner of sanitation may take all actions necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, prior to such effective date.

 

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