Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Act (Illinois)

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Place Illinois

Applies to County Illinois

Name Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Act (Illinois)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Concentrating Solar Power
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector Local

Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


It is the purpose of this Act to provide incentives for decreased generation of municipal waste, to require certain counties to develop comprehensive waste management plans that place substantial emphasis on recycling and other alternatives to landfills, to encourage municipal recycling and source reduction, and to promote composting of yard waste.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Scott Phillips
Department Illinois EPA
Division Bureau of Land

Phone 217-782-9845

Contact Name Connie Newman
Department Illinois Pollution Control Board

Phone 217-782-7630


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: 415 Illinois Compiled Statutes 15
Date Effective 2006