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Learn the facts and get resources about how the presence of waste and hazardous materials in our environment has consequences that cut across a number of environmental issues. 

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Facts and resources for DC businesses about recycling waste and hazardous materials in the District.

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Registering For An EPA ID NumberDDOE regulations require, facilities generating Hazardous Waste, Universal Waste, or used oil must register for an EPA ID number.

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The Toxic Substances Division of the Environmental Services Administration oversees areas related to air quality, hazardous waste, lead, pesticides, and underground storage tanks.

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DOEE offers a variety of resources to DC businesses and residents, including data, maps, permit applications, grants and funding opportunties and careers.

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DOEE encourages all District businesses to incorporate sound environmental policies and practices in their daily operations. 

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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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The District’s S

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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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