Code of the District of Columbia

§ 8–1031.03b. Glass separation and recycling.

(a) By January 1, 2022, the Mayor shall establish a collection point in the District for waste collectors to bring source-separated glass for transfer to a glass recycling facility.

(b) Once the collection point required by subsection (a) of this section is established, the Mayor shall impose a fee for the disposal of glass sufficient to cover the costs of maintaining the glass collection point and transporting the glass to a glass recycling facility, which shall be deposited into the Solid Waste Disposal Cost Recovery Special Account established under § 1-325.91.

(c) Beginning January 1, 2024, the Mayor may, by rule, require certain private collection properties that dispose of a high volume of glass containers to separate and store all recyclable glass containers and arrange for hauling source-separated glass to a glass recycling facility or collection point for recycling.