* 1. What is your primary role relating to solid waste management and/or recycling? (Please choose only one) 

* 2. If you are a landfill owner/operator, or are otherwise knowledgeable about the size of your local landfill, what size is your local landfill?  (Please choose only one)

* 3. The Plan makes several recommendations to CDPHE regarding landfills and compliance.  What priority should CDPHE place on each of these recommendations? (1 = low priority; 5 = high priority)

  1 (Low priority) 2 3 4 5 (High priority)
CDPHE should clearly and consistently enforce landfill regulations
CDPHE should outline a timeline for landfills to improve operations, achieve adequacy, and make decisions on future options.
CDPHE should provide technical assistance to cities and counties regarding landfill adequacy and related issues
CDPHE should support sustainable funding strategies and sources for cities and counties to use for attaining landfill adequacy and/or regional waste disposal options
CDPHE should track additional information about landfills, such as remaining capacity and remaining life span.

* 4. The Plan also includes recommendations for local governments to improve compliance at their landfills.  What priority should local governments place on each of these recommendations?  (1 = low priority; 5 = high priority) 

  1 (Low priority) 2 3 4 5 (High priority)
Closing existing non-compliant small landfills and joining with nearby communities in a larger, more economical and compliant landfill.
Installing, maintaining, and regularly sampling an effective ground water monitoring system around their landfill
Developing and implementing sustainable funding strategies to achieve compliance with all regulatory requirements at their landfill

* 5. Of the ten "Level 1 Collection and Diversion Recommendations" (see page ES-18 of the Plan) for improving waste diversion listed in the Plan, which are the top three items you think are the most significant for CDPHE to act on in the near-term future?  (Please choose only 3)

* 6. Should CDPHE pursue legislation giving it statutory authority for implementing one or more of the "Level 2, Level 3, and Level 4 Collection and Diversion Recommendations" (see pages ES-19 and 20 of the Plan)?

* 7. Are you in favor of the waste diversion goals proposed in the Plan which include different levels for rural and urban areas of the state and a state-wide level, and which also include increasing diversion levels for the next 30 years (see page 6-29 of the Plan)?

* 8. What priority should CDPHE and local governments place on developing regional strategies to improve access to recycling? (1 = low priority; 5 = high priority)

  1 (Low priority) 2 3 4 5 (High priority)
Technical and policy assistance from CDPHE to local governments, elected officials, and others
Legislation to establish state-wide and regional diversion goals
Collaboration between CDPHE and other partners, such as other agencies, local governments, non-profits, industry, etc.
Expand existing funding sources and add additional new funding sources
Expand existing recycling programs and leverage successes
State-wide legislation or local ordinances establishing pay-as-you-throw waste disposal systems and/or other strategies to increase diversion
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