DRAFT: Solid Waste Collection: Alternative Collection Options for Recyclable Products and Materials

Intent: Provide various collection methods for recyclable and discarded materials Requirement: Demonstrate access to one or more of the following collection options for 80 percent or more of your customers Pick-up programs: curbside (frequency, scope) Weekly pick-up of recyclables. Drop-off programs/facilities (accessibility; proximity; hours of operation) Safety, cleanliness features of collection programs/facilities Street bins: Coverage, […]

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DRAFT: Waste Collection Safety Protocols & Training

Intent: Reduce collection vehicle accidents and worker injuries; Requirements: –Mandatory: Implement an ongoing safety and equipment usage training program –Option 1: “Accessible” Training (Mandatory for new hires; ongoing) In the predominant/fluent language; graphic-based or video training; globalized hazard recognition symbols used –Option 2: Conduct an OSHA-Level audit by a qualified auditor OSHA-level audits follow the […]

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DRAFT: Solid Waste Collection Cost-Effectiveness

Intent: Optimize collection costs Requirement: –Conduct a cost-effectiveness analysis of the waste collection program –Demonstrate waste collection costs that is below/meets a relevant benchmark TBD Strategies Will need to include performance/service and labor rate issues

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DRAFT: Solid Waste Collection: Energy Efficient & Low Emissions Collection

Guidelines for good credit development. Credits should be: 1. Clear, 2. Concise, 3. Achievable, 4. Documentable, 5. Verifiable, 6. Objective, 7. Meaningful. Intent: Reduce fuel consumption and lower air emissions resulting from waste collection Requirement: Option 1: Demonstrate fleet fuel economy or criteria emissions per (ton?) mile of solid waste collection Level 1: Fleet efficiency of 3.4 […]

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DRAFT: Solid Waste Collection: Collection Efficiency

Guidelines for good credit development. Credits should be: 1. Clear, 2. Concise, 3. Achievable, 4. Documentable, 5. Verifiable, 6. Objective, 7. Meaningful. (X Points) Intent: Increase safety and efficiency; reduce fuel use and emissions. Requirement: Option 1: Demonstrate 15% (30% Level 2) reductions in total fleet mpg or total criteria air emissions vs. a 2015 baseline Option […]

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DRAFT: Solid Waste Collection: Alternative Fueled Solid Waste Collection Vehicles

Guidelines for good credit development. Credits should be: 1. Clear, 2. Concise, 3. Achievable, 4. Documentable, 5. Verifiable, 6. Objective, 7. Meaningful. (X Points) Intent Reduce atmospheric emissions associated with collection and transportation of solid waste and promote renewable and low-carbon intensity alternatives to non-renewable transportation fuels. Requirements Demonstrate, on a percentage basis, the use […]

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