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This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the “Chicago Recycling Ordinance”. Effective January 1, 2017, source-separated recycling shall be deemed to be the method of recycling used in the City of Chicago. Source-separated recycling requires all persons citywide to place recyclable material in designated recycling containers and to keep recyclable material separate from waste until such time that the recyclable material is collected for delivery to a properly permitted facility.
(Added Coun. J. 7-20-16, p. 28694, § 1)