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Summary of Illinois’ Solid Waste Legislation

Illinois does not have an omnibus law that deals with solid waste management issues.  The three major laws that impact and guide recycling and waste reduction in the State are the Illinois Solid Waste Management Act, the Illinois Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Act, and the Illinois Environmental Protection Act. Several other laws are also highlighted.

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