2009 Annual Results Report . Presented to SWMCB May 26, 2010. Staff Contributors. Regional Policy Development Staff . Technical and Program Staff. Amy Altman Paul Kroening Nate Arthur Rosemary Lavin Gary Bruns Mike Lynn Renee Burman Rolland Meillier Larry Carlson Pete Miller
Presented to SWMCB
May 26, 2010
Regional Policy Development Staff
Technical and Program Staff
Per capita waste generation decreased to 1.09 tons per person, a decrease of 8% since 2008. The decrease is likely a result of the economic climate.
44% of the waste was recycled or managed through organics management programs (52% with source reduction and yard waste credits); thus meeting the Master Plan Outcome of recycling 50% of the MSW.
Participation at HHW facilities continued to increase, with the region serving 211,000 vehicles. 50% of the materials (by weight) came from electronics.
MSW delivered for processing dropped 90,000 tons since 2008 to 974,000 tons. The region did not meet the Master Plan goal of processing 65% of the MSW available for processing.
In 2009, the total tons of NonMSW managed for the region was 1.9 million, a decrease of 24.6% since 2008.
The counties issued over 230 base licenses and 550 operating licenses through its MSW Regional Solid Waste Hauler Licensing Program.
Washington County (cont.)
Ramsey and Washington Counties
Approval for staff to submit the 2009 Annual Results Report to the MPCA.