Solid Waste Management

Solid Waste Management

With USDA funding, the Lakes Region Planning Commission is developing a series of technical training for solid waste managers and local officials. Information on these sessions and associated resources are posted here.

This material is based upon work supported under a grant by the Rural Utilities Service, United States Department of Agriculture*. Lakes Region Planning Commission is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
 
           
   Interactive Google Map Collection

(OPEN WITH GOOGLE CHROME BROWSER)
                
USE OUR MAPS TO FIND:
Transfer Stations  |  Auto Salvage Yards   Unlined Landfills
Food Pantries  |  Electronic/Appliance Repair Shops  |  Medicine/Sharps Disposal Sites
   
Interactive Google Maps
Electronic Waste Map
  List of Repair Shops  
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Sites Map
  Medical Waste Disposal (prescription drugs, sharps)   *coming soon*
Solid Waste Facilities Map
 


HELPFUL LINKS (ALPHABETICAL ORDER BY DISCUSSION TOPIC)

CAPPED LANDFILLS:  
CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLITION (C&D) DEBRIS:  
EFFICIENT TRANSFER STATION SITE DESIGN/MANAGEMENT:  
ELECTRONIC WASTE:  
FOOD WASTE & COMPOSTING:
HHW & SMALL QUANTITY GENERATORS (SQGs):
PAINT STEWARDSHIP:   
PAY AS YOU THROW (PAYT):
PROBLEM WASTE - PLASTIC BAGS:
  • Resources
    • Plastic Bag Bans - news article
    • Precious Plastics - helps create tools that make it easier to start recycling plastic on a small, community level. Tutorials and information kits are availble to create your own machines to recycle plastic waste! *the LRPC does not endorse this company*

PROCESSED GLASS AGGREGATE (PGA):
RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT:
UNIVERSAL WASTE: *Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Rural Utilities Service.