The Solid Waste Environmental Excellence Protocol (SWEEP) Municipal Standard has been published in draft form. Following the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) model, its goal is to evaluate “the environmental, economic and social aspects of providing municipal solid waste services.”

The new municipal standard, as well as a forthcoming industry-specific standard, includes six categories – sustainable material management policy, waste generation and prevention, solid waste collection, post-collection recovery, post-collection disposal and innovation.

Read the full article at Waste Dive: https://www.wastedive.com/news/sweep-standard-leed-waste-recycling/544478/

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