Tag: Waste & Resource Management

Action 109

Identify and implement, where appropriate, best practice waste pricing programs to reduce waste generation, including but not limit ed to differential prices for waste based on amount generated in the residential sector and reforms to tipping rate structures.

Action 110

Conduct regular Waste Characterization Studies for sectors and sub-sectors and public space, including County facilities, to gather data on actual waste generation, composition, and recycling rates.

Action 111

Pursue zero waste certification requirements at County facilities and develop incentives for businesses to achieve zero waste certification (e.g., TRUE Zero Waste).

Action 120

Establish guidelines for large-quantity food waste or green waste generators to perform on-site composting, mulching, or anaerobic digestion, and develop a marketing plan for the product.

Action 121

Promote and communicate source separation, organic waste collection requirements, food waste reduction and donation, local organic waste recycling
programs, and conduct targeted, sector-based educational campaigns.

Action 122

Expand and support existing countywide programs that incentivize the development of local upcycling and recycling markets and quality recycled materials.

Action 123

Increase the diversion requirements in the County’s Construction & Demolition debris ordinance, encourage the use of recycled-content materials in construction projects, and incentivize use of recycled materials in public art projects funded or commissioned by the County.

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