See: solid waste program at NY State Dept of Environmental Conservation
Law: Laws of NY State (Search for Environmental Conservation Law (ENV), Article 27: Collection, Treatment and Disposal of Refuse and Other Solid Waste)
Regulations: NY Codes, Rules and Regulations (Search for Title 6, Chapter IV, Subchapter B: Solid Wastes) Regulations also posted by NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation
Summary: NY State Solid Waste Management Policy was established by the NY State Solid Waste Management Act of 1988 (Chapter 70 of the Laws of 1988 ) to govern collection, treatment and management of solid and hazardous waste. The NY State Dept of Environmental Conservation is given the authority to administer and enforce regulations on in-state solid waste facilities, recycling, take-back, composting, and waste reduction programs and policies, to develop the state's solid waste management plan, which is required to be updated biennially, and to support municipal solid waste management policies and programs.
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