Code of the District of Columbia

§ 8–1031.02. Sustainable solid waste management hierarchy.

To the maximum extent practicable, the District shall direct its solid waste management policies and diversion activities in the following order of priority:

(1) Source reduction and reuse;

(2) Recycling or composting of solid waste, or conversion of compostable solid waste into biofuel; and

(3) Landfill or incineration of solid waste.