§ 504.

RESOURCE CONSERVATION PLAN

a.

Guidelines. Within thirty (30) days of the effective date of this Chapter and in accordance with Section 511, the Director will issue guidelines for development and implementation of a Resource Conservation Plan. The guidelines will cover, at a minimum, the following elements of a Resource Conservation Plan:

1.

Waste reduction, prevention and reuse;

2.

Facilitation of collection of recyclable materials;

3.

Maximizing purchases of recycled products;

4.

Operational issues that influence the ability of the City department to recycle, such as janitorial contracts;

5.

Product substitution;

6.

Equipment purchases that could facilitate recycling;

7.

Development of a diversion goal and methods of evaluating whether the goal is being met; and

8.

Examples of model programs for heterogeneous and homogenous waste streams.

b.

Within eighteen (18) months of the effective date of this Chapter, each department that generates a heterogeneous waste stream (As determined by the Director’s guidelines) shall conduct and submit to the Director for review and approval a Resource Conservation Plan.

c.

Within twenty-four (24) months of the effective date of this Chapter, each department that generates a homogenous waste stream (As determined by the Director’s guidelines) shall conduct and submit to the Director for review and approval a Resource Conservation Plan.

History

(Added by Ord. 171-03, File No. 030422, App. 7/3/2003)

(Derivation Former Administrative Code Section 21A.5; added by Ord. 83-00, File No. 000392, App. 5/12/2000)

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