South Carolina state agencies & colleges/universities recycling & buying recycled annual report fiscal year 2019

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South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
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2020-03-23
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Recycling (Waste, etc.)--South Carolina , School recycling programs--South Carolina , Recycling (Waste, etc.)--Law and legislation--South Carolina
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The S.C. Solid Waste Policy and Management Act of 1991 (Act) – S.C. Code of Laws § 44-96-140 – requires state agencies and state-supported colleges/universities to: Provide recycling programs for the collection of selected material including aluminum, cardboard, glass, lead-acid batteries, paper, plastic, tires and used motor oil; Make necessary modifications to their programs to ensure material is recycled to the maximum extent possible; and Report the type and amount of material recycled as well as all products purchased containing recycled-content material each year to the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC). The Act [Section 44-96-140 (E)] also sets a goal that at least 25 percent of all product purchases contain recycled-content material. DHEC is required to submit a report on this information to the Governor and General Assembly by November 1 of each year.
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Copyright status determined to be in the public domain on April 27, 2020 by United States Supreme Court ruling (Georgia et al., Petitioners v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc. : 590 U.S.__(2020))
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