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Chapter 3 - Existing Program Description

3.1 SWM Facility Inventory Table

Facility Name Facility Types Expected Life Operating Status
Landfill
Waste to Energy Facility
SW Transfer Station
C&D Processor
Land Clearing Debris Facility
Recyclables Handling
Composting Facility
Landspreading
HHW Collection/Storage
Other
Other (specify)
Other (specify)

Notes:
The inventory table must include ALL facilities within the Local Planning Unit and any proposed or existing solid waste management facilities outside the Local Planning Unit which receive solid waste generated within the Local Planning Unit.
Use the facility type categories that are applicable.

Chapter 3.2 - Existing efforts to recover recyclables (including organics)

3.2.1 Describe existing efforts to recover recyclables and current strategies used to reduce or divert the amount of recyclable solid waste destined for disposal.
3.2.1.1.Source separation and collection efforts and strategies
3.2.1.1.1 Residential sector
3.2.1.1.2 Commercial sector
3.2.1.1.3 Institutional sector, including school districts and governmental offices
3.2.1.2. Industrial recyclables recovery efforts and strategies
3.2.1.3. Intermediate processing of collected recyclables,
3.2.1.4. Public education efforts promoting the benefits of reuse and recyclables recovery efforts
3.2.1.5. Enforcement efforts, and
3.2.1.6. Any other strategies employed.

3.2.2 Describe existing efforts to recover organic wastes and current strategies used to reduce or divert the amount of organics destined for disposal.
3.2.2.1 Yard Trimmings - how is it collected and how it is currently managed
3.2.2.2 Food Scraps - a list of the larger commercial and institutional generators (colleges, etc) and an estimate of how much each generates annually and how it is currently managed
3.2.2.3 Food Processing Waste - a list of all large food processors located in the Local Planning Unit, the type of materials (cheese, hops, etc.), an estimate of how much is generated annually and how it is currently managed
3.2.2.4 Biosolids - a list of all Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTWs) in the Local Planning Unit and an estimate of how much is generated annually and how it is currently managed
3.2.2.5 Mortalities - a list of larger non-farm generators such as slaughter houses, butchers, veterinarians, etc; and how it is currently managed
3.2.2.6 Other - a description of any organic waste stream that may be unique (such as fish cleaning waste or fruit pomace) and how is it currently managed
3.2.2.7 Current efforts in the Local Planning Unit to provide food to food banks and other charitable organizations.
3.2.2.8 Current efforts to promote grasscycling, leave it on the lawn, or backyard composting, and other organic waste reduction strategies.

Chapter 3.3 - Markets for recovered recyclables

3.3.1 Provide a table of available and potential recyclables markets

Recyclable Material Type Market Outlets Contact Info Processing Needed
Paper - Newsprint
Paper - Corrugated
Paper - Mixed
Metal
Glass
Plastic
yard Trimmings
Food Scraps (Residential)
Food Scraps (Institutional)
Food Scraps (Commercial
Food processing waste
Biosolids
Other organics (mortality waste, fish waste, etc)
Electronics
Industrial waste (type)
C&D materials
Other (specify type)

Note: Add, combine or subdivide materials types as appropriate. Include others as appropriate.

TIP: Use ESD's Online Recycling Markets Database at www.empire.state.ny.us/recycle

3.3.2 A description of market services available for assistance. Examples can include: local processors, local brokers, etc.

3.3.3 A description of current and potential future restrictions to market development. Examples can include: Procurement restrictions, building codes, economic restrictions, etc.

Go to Chapter 4 - Future Local Planning Unit Projections and SW Changes