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  1. Tri-Community Recycling & Sanitary Landfill WELCOME Informational Workshop for Contracted Communities September 25, 2014 Mark Draper Solid Waste Director Website: www.tricommunityrecycling.com

  2. Mission The mission of Tri-Community Recycling & Sanitary Landfill is to provide solid waste management services to the Aroostook County region; in a way that is equitable, environmentally-sound, and cost-effective; so that those services can be provided for the long term.

  3. Communities Served by TCL Caribou Fort Fairfield Limestone Easton Woodland Caswell New Sweden Stockholm Hamlin Cyr Plantation Westfield Blaine Westmanland Grand Isle Littleton Allagash County of Aroostook Connor Madawaska Lake Cross Lake Sinclair Square Lake NASWA Eagle Lake Wallagrass New Canada Winterville Portage Lake AVSWDD Ashland Masardis Garfield Plantation Nashville Plantation Oxbow Southern Aroostook/Pine Tree Waste Houlton Hodgdon Monticello Linneus Ludlow Bridgewater

  4. Waste Volumes Received

  5. Recyclable Volumes Processed

  6. Recyclables = Non-tax revenue • Total Recyclable revenue = $300,000 annually • Current market prices • OCC $100/ton (revenue share) • ONP/OMG $65/ton • HDPE #2 +/- $700/ton • Tin cans $65/ton (delivered to AIM) • PET #1 • Baled aluminum $1,400/ton • Scrap metal per bid

  7. Landfill Capacity

  8. Recent Improvements • Scale upgrade and Scalehouse • Bulky waste bunker • Phase III projects • Increased capacity • Improved cover system * • Active gas extraction system * • Leachate transport pipeline • Benefits • Longer life • Improved environmental performance • Increased operational efficiency and reduced operational cost • Improved customer service * Qualify for State cost-share reimbursement

  9. Billing • Electronically-produced scale tickets utilizing PCScale software package • Scale data uploaded to accounting system from which invoices are generated • Data QA/QC • Initial input and review by Scalehouse Attendant • Subsequent review by office staff • Manifest requirements and confirmation • Split loads

  10. Customer Preferences • Annually define what disposal options the municipality is willing to pay for • Residential vs. commercial waste • Delivery by a commercial hauler or a resident • Use this instruction for proper billing                       

  11. Contracts • Current contracts expire December 31, 2018 • Timing of contracts • Constructed capacity • Debt • “Fully loaded” tipping fee • Debt • Operational costs • Closure/post-closure care reserves

  12. Legislative Issues • L.D. 1483 debate • Municipal representation • MMA/MRRA Collaboration • BEP Appointment

  13. Future? • Change in demolition debris policy • Expand region • Increase recycling revenue • Construction of landfill cells 5 & 6 and contract extensions • Waste conversion technologies

  14. Questions? Office Telephone: 473-7840 Mobile Telephone: 227-4304 mark@tricommunityrecycling.com