Solid Waste Management

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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.

Food Waste Management and Composting:
For past roundtable minutes, presentations and resources refer to archive in right column

Roundtable: December 20, 2018 (9-11AM) at the Meredith Community Center


12-20-18 Meeting Agenda




Food Recovery and Composting Handouts: Developed by LRPC and the Northeast Waste Management Officials Association (NEWMOA) as part of the "Promoting Strategies to Keep Food Waste Out of Landfills" training and technical assistance program.
NEWMOA Partnered Event: Food Recovery & Donation Opportunities & Challenges in the Lakes Region was a free networking event on November 5, 2018 to increase opportunities and partnerships of local food recovery systems.
    
  

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Disposal and Uses of Glass in Transportation:
Roundtable: Februrary 6, 2019 (2-4PM) at the LRPC Humiston Building
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Single vs. Dual Stream Recycling:
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Efficient Site Management Practices:
For past roundtable minutes, presentations and resources refer to archive in right column

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Paint Stewardship:

https://www.rcwatershed.org/residents/household-hazardous-waste/

Paint Stewardship 101 - this webinar explores the impressive results of nine paint stewardship programs in states that have implemented legislation, including collection convenience, cost savings, paint resuse, recycling, beneficial use and other important topics.

Webinar 101 Presentation (11/14/18)
Webinar Recording

Advanced Paint Stewardship - the second part of this webinar series covers best practices, current challenges and creative solutions.
Webinar [Advanced] Presentation (12/10/18)
Webinar Recording

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 Additional Resources:
Earth911.com is a privately owned, for-profit company that specializes in providing consumers with accessible and actionable recycling information across the country. Their Recycling Directory contains information for recycling over 240 different products and is free to use.
Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) - Helps to coordinate sustainable product management among ten states
Call2Recycle, Inc. - Takes rechargeable batteries from toys, tools, and various electronic devices for free
Green Guide to Recycling Appliances and Electronics- When recycling large appliances or electronics, there are certain guidelines that should be followed.


                                    
For more information, contact the regional coordinator: David Jeffers