Solid Waste Management in the Dominican Republic

October 2021
Region: Americas

Solid waste management has become a subject of high interest in the Dominican Republic. Based on the fundamental right of a clean environment, the Dominican government, as well as international authorities, is advocating for the development of new mechanisms of waste management, taking into consideration the imperativeness of reducing the generation of harmful waste, in addition to its handle

Recent legislation has established a list of parameters by which waste generators must be ruled, taking into consideration the effects that solid waste represents to the environment, and the global mission of moving towards clean and renewable energy.