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Turning Grey Skies into a Green Opportunity Environmental ServicesStorm Management Based on June 10th Storm
Stormy skies over Frisco • Storm occurred on June 10th around 7:15pm • Crew immediately began checking median trash receptacles 7:45 –10:30 pm
Program Start-Up • Right Of Way clearance started immediately after storm. • Residential clean up services, according to disaster management plan, do not start for 48 hours. • Tree debris set-out guidelines released to press and posted on website. • Call center activated. • Collection service commenced 1 week after storm.
Set Outs – Correct Right Way <8” in diameter 15’ in Length < 80 lbs Place at curb or alley
Set outs - Incorrect Wrong Way Debris left in driveways Too much to pick up at one time Too far from the curb
Resources used Contracted by the city City • 2 garbage trucks • 1 claw truck • 8 - 30 yd roll off trucks • 8 – 30 yd containers • Wood grinder • Cost to city - $20,783 • 2 Dump trucks • 4 Pick up trucks with trailers • Overtime - $3,370
Transforming the product 3000 Yards of Wood 223 Tons of mulch
Beneficial Use Before After
Cost of program $24,153 Savings from recycling $7,885 Community involvement and city beautification Priceless
Environmental Collection Center Now open at new location 6616 Walnut Street -Recycling -Household Chemical Collection -Reuse Center -Used box sales
Environmental ServicesStorm Management Based on June 10th Storm