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DOEE works tirelessly to ensure that District residents have the resources they need to incorporate environmentally friendly practices in their day-to-day activities

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ReThread DC, the District of Columbia’s textile reuse and recovery initiative, provides local residents and vi

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DOEE offers a series of rebates for homeowners to install their own trees, rain barrels, or rain gardens or remove impervious surfaces from their property.

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Obtain an NPDES discharge permit in order to discharge storm water from the separate storm sewer system in the District.

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In 2016, the Council of the District of Columbia amended a law requiring commercial properties to keep their

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Skip the Bag, Save the River

DC's "Bag Law" is intended to change consumer behavior by encouraging District residents to use reusable bags, thereby reducing bag pollution in waterways.

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The Small Business Assistance Program (SBAP) helps small businesses understand and comply with air quality regulations.

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Smarter DC Challenge

The Smarter DC Challenge is a no-cost green business engagement program that will create a culture of sustainability in the District by transforming one thousand businesses, organizations, and institutions into sustainability stewards and champions by 2020.

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As a SmartWay® Affiliate, the District encourages freight

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Soil erosion and sediment control minimizes erosion and prevents sediment pollution from entering the Potomac River, the Anacostia River, their tributaries and the District's sewer system. 

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DDOE works with the US Department of Defense to provide technical review and guidance for installation restoration projects at active military sites and formerly used defense sites in the District .

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DOEE works with the Stormwater Advisory Panel and the Technical Working Group to effectively reduce stormwater throughout the City.

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Provide comments on DOEE's Stormwater Retrofit Plan which establishes performance metrics for storm drain retrofit projects. 

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DOEE recognizes that a sustainable future will ensure equity and prosperity for every District resident.

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UPDATE: The Affordable Solar program closed on September 30, 2016. Please continue to check back for updates on solar initiatives in the District of Columbia.

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