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RE: P2 in Solid Waste




> New Zealand has had success with Municipalities in their
> ZeroWaste program  (www.zerowaste.org).  
> 
> Alameda County in CA (www.stopwaste.org) has been very
> proactive in solid waste reduction and is in the process
> of
> constructing new programs.  You may want to check in with
> them in 2-3 months.
> 
> --- "Hilmoe, Cindy" <cynthia.hilmoe@pca.state.mn.us>
> wrote:
> > Minnesota is revising the following sections of its
> Solid
> > Waste Rules:
> > *	Transfer Stations
> > *	Demo/Industrial Solid Waste 
> > *	Waste Utilization
> > 
> > Relative to these topics, your response to the
> following
> > questions would be helpful: 
> > 
> > 1) How have other states or local jurisdictions
> > encouraged or required greener solid waste management
> > practices through their solid waste regulatory
> programs? 
> > 
> > 
> > 2) How have the following been incorporated into
> > guidelines, rules or ordinances:
> > *	sorting at transfer stations or landfills;
> > *	pre-demolition inspections (e.g., to ensure asbestos
> > and Hg removal);
> > *	utilization of solid waste materials (specifically,
> > regulated by-products and environmental media or
> > unregulated, but potentially harmful, materials);
> > *	pollution prevention (source reduction), perhaps
> > through EMS, Performance Track, or TRI-based pollution
> > prevention planning or reporting schemes?
> > 
> > 3) Are there examples where Rules refer to existing (or
> > authorize new) services to be used as compliance
> > resources, which are administered by an organization
> > other than the agency administering the Rule?  For
> > example, non-regulatory technical assistance; business
> > assistance or funding arranged through separate
> > legislative authority or trade associations?
> > 
> > Cindy Hilmoe 
> > P2/Sustainability Advocate, Geologist
> > Policy and Planning Division
> > Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
> > 520 N. Lafayette Rd.
> > St. Paul, MN  55155
> > (651) 296-7783
> > FAX (651) 297-8676
> > cynthia.hilmoe@pca.state.mn.us



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