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In 2008, the Florida Legislature enacted House Bill 7135 which created Section 403.7032, Florida Statutes. This established a new statewide recycling goal of 75% to be achieved by the year 2020. Also, the statute directed DEP to develop a program designed to achieve this goal and submit it to the Legislature for approval. DEP submitted its 75% Recycling Goal Report in January 2010.

leaf bullet House Bill 7243: The Legislature passed this bill in 2010. It addressed several of the issues discussed in DEP's 75% Recycling Goal Report.

leaf bullet Rules: Here are some DEP rules related to recycling. House Bill 7243 requires some revisions to these rules.

leaf bullet Florida Statutes regarding recycling:  In addition to the 75% recycling goal, there are some other statutes that affect, either directly or indirectly, the implementation of that goal.

leaf bullet DEP recycling main page:  Links to recycling data sources and programs.

If you want to be added to our list of stakeholders to receive information regarding rulemaking by email, please contact Shannan Reynolds at Shannan.Reynolds@dep.state.fl.us.

leaf bullet  DEP Recycling Main Page

Last updated: September 09, 2013

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