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NYC Household Hazardous Waste Collection Law


See: harmful household products and SAFE disposal events 

Law: NYC Administrative Code leaving NYCWasteLess (Title 16, Chapter 3, Section 16-316.3: Household hazardous waste collection)

Summary: Local Law 39 of 2010 leaving NYCWasteLess amended the NYC Recycling Law to establish a city-wide program to divert household hazardous waste from DSNY-managed solid waste including special drop off events and designated drop-off sites in each borough. The law also requires DSNY to report annually the total amount of household hazardous waste diverted by the program by type of material.

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