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Committee on Sanitation and Solid WasteManagement
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A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to commercialrecycling.
The Public Advocate (Mr. de Blasio), Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Annabel Palma, JamesSanders, Jr., Jumaane D. Williams, Peter F. Vallone, Jr., Daniel Dromm
Introduced by CouncilCity Council2/11/2010*Referred to Comm by CouncilCity Council2/11/2010*
Int. No. 55By The Public Advocate (Mr. de Blasio) and Council Members James, Koppell, Palma, Sander Jr., Williams,Vallone and DrommA Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to commercial recycling.
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Subdivision a of section 16-306 of title 16 of the administrative code of the city of NewYork is amended to read as follows:a. In addition to the materials already designated by rule of the commissioner as recyclable for solidwaste collected by private carters under the department’s general designation for food or beverage serviceestablishments and residential generators of private carter-collected waste, [The] the commissionershall withinsix months of the effective date of this section, adopt and implement rules requiring all commercial buildingsreceiving private carter waste collection to source separate the following materials, in order to be consistentwith the department’s determination of economic markets and designation for source separation by food or beverage service establishments: containers made of glass or metal and bottles and jugs made of polyethylene
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