Desechos sólidos

Desechos sólidos

The lower chamber of Congress of the Dominican Republic began the process of public consultation for a bill designated as the «Law on Solid Waste Management», which aims to prevent waste generation and promoting its reduction, management and recycling; establishing a legal framework for its application activities, processes and operations starting from waste generation up to its reuse and final disposal.

The ultimate goal of the project is to have a minimum amount of solid waste reach its final disposal; i. e., that ‘zero waste’ is achieved in the arrangement or end use of any product; all as a result of the implementation of different actions –which shall vary by industry and business sector–, which promote zero waste production, its minimum production or the reuse or recovery thereof. (more…)