1-40-41. Promulgation of rules for state agency recycling programs. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources shall promulgate rules pursuant to chapter 1-26 to require each state agency to establish a program for the separation for recycling of all materials listed in § 34A-6-67 or whose disposal is prohibited by rule under §§ 34A-6-59 to 34A-6-92, inclusive, which are generated as waste by the agency. In addition, the rules shall require each agency, in accordance with recommendations made by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, to establish an agency wastepaper recycling program by July 1, 1993, to ensure the recycling of the wastepaper generated by the agency. All state employees shall practice conservation of paper materials. For the purposes of this section, the term, agency wastepaper, means wastepaper or wastepaper products generated by the agency. The rules promulgated under this section shall provide for the continuation of existing state agency contracts which provide for alternative waste management not including incineration or land burial of agency wastepaper.
Source: SL 1992, ch 254, § 43; SDCL 5-23-39; SL 2010, ch 31, § 118.