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.
 
           
   Solid Waste Facilities Interactive Map

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CLICK ON MAP TO FIND LOCATIONS FOR:
Transfer Stations  |  Auto Salvage Yards   Unlined Landfills
Food Pantries  |  HHW Collection Sites
 


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:
  • September 21, 2017
  • ​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.