WVC 22 - 15 A- 20
§22-15A-20. Establishment of state recycling program for solid
(a) In the absence of either a municipal or a comprehensive
county recycling plan pursuant to section eighteen of this article,
all agencies and instrumentalities of the state, all primary and
secondary schools, where practicable, and private colleges and
universities shall implement programs to recycle solid waste. To
carry out the purposes of this section, any affected party may be
eligible to receive grants pursuant to subdivision (1), subsection
(h), section nineteen of this article. Such programs shall
include, but not be limited to, the following:
(1) Source separation of at least two recyclable materials;
(2) In the absence of either a municipal program or a
comprehensive county recycling plan pursuant to section eighteen of
this article, collection and transportation of source separated
recycled materials to an appropriate location.
(b) For purposes of this section, the Department shall be
designated the lead agency to ensure proper compliance and
coordination of any such recycling program.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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