File #: Int 0274-2022    Version: * Name: Establishing a goal of zero waste for NYC by 2030.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 4/28/2022
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: Sandy Nurse, Erik D. Bottcher, Chi A. Ossé, Julie Menin, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Shahana K. Hanif, Keith Powers , Crystal Hudson, Gale A. Brewer, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Althea V. Stevens, Kalman Yeger , Christopher Marte, Rita C. Joseph, Diana I. Ayala, Lincoln Restler, Shaun Abreu, Shekar Krishnan, Alexa Avilés, Carlina Rivera , Francisco P. Moya, Nantasha M. Williams, Kristin Richardson Jordan, Kevin C. Riley, Robert F. Holden, Carmen N. De La Rosa, Tiffany Cabán, Eric Dinowitz, Julie Won, Charles Barron, Oswald Feliz, Farah N. Louis, Mercedes Narcisse, Justin L. Brannan, Lynn C. Schulman, Marjorie Velázquez, Amanda Farías, James F. Gennaro, Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Selvena N. Brooks-Powers, (in conjunction with the Brooklyn Borough Presiden
Council Member Sponsors: 40
Summary: This bill tasks the Administration with meeting a citywide waste diversion goal by 2030.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 274, 2. Int. No. 274, 3. April 28, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-28-22, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 28, 2022, 6. Committee Report 6/15/22, 7. Hearing Testimony 6/15/22, 8. Hearing Transcript 6/15/22

Int. No. 274


By Council Members Nurse, Bottcher, Ossé, Menin, Gutiérrez, Hanif, Powers, Hudson, Brewer, Sanchez, Stevens, Yeger, Marte, Joseph, Ayala, Restler, Abreu, Krishnan, Avilés, Rivera, Moya, Williams, Richardson Jordan, Riley, Holden, De La Rosa, Cabán, Dinowitz, Won, Barron, Feliz, Louis, Narcisse, Brannan, Schulman, Velázquez, Farías, Gennaro, Salamanca and Brooks-Powers (in conjunction with the Brooklyn Borough President)


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 16-144 to read as follows:

§ 16-144 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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