2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 49 - CONSERVATION AND ECOLOGY
Chapter 31 - Mississippi Multimedia Pollution Prevention Act.
49-31-19 - Department of Education to develop waste minimization awareness program; advisory role of Department of Environmental Quality; program of student instruction in minimization of waste.
§ 49-31-19. Department of Education to develop waste minimization awareness program; advisory role of Department of Environmental Quality; program of student instruction in minimization of waste.
(1) On or before July 1, 2007, the Department of Education with advice of the Department of Environmental Quality is directed to develop or select curriculum, including materials and resource guides, for a waste minimization awareness program at the elementary and secondary levels of education.
(2) In order to orient students and their families to the minimization of waste and to encourage the participation of schools, communities and families in waste minimization programs, the school board of each school district in the state shall provide a program of student instruction in the minimization of waste materials. The instruction shall be provided at both the elementary and secondary levels of education.
Sources: Laws, 1990, ch. 507, § 10; Laws, 2006, ch. 587, § 10, eff from and after July 1, 2006.
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