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File #: Int 1573-2017    Version: * Name: Establishing a goal of zero waste for NYC by 2030.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 4/25/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to establishing a goal of zero waste for New York city by 2030
Sponsors: Ben Kallos, Andrew Cohen
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: The bill would establish a goal of zero waste in New York City by 2030.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1573, 2. April 25, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Int. No. 1573, 4. Committee Report 9/18/17, 5. Hearing Testimony 9/18/17, 6. Hearing Transcript 9/18/17

Int. No. 1573

By Council Members Kallos and Cohen

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to establishing a goal of zero waste for New York city by 2030

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 16 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 16-143 to read as follows:

§ 16-143 Zero waste goal. a. Diversion of citywide-generated waste. The department shall establish a goal of diverting citywide-generated waste by one hundred percent by calendar year 2030.

b. If the department determines that such citywide-generated waste diversion goal is not feasible despite the best efforts of city government, the department shall report such findings and make recommendations with respect to policies, programs and actions that may be undertaken to achieve such diversion within 180 days of such determination.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

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4/19/17 3:18 PM