Ohio EPA Goals for Solid Waste Districts

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Each Solid Waste Management District (SWMD) is responsible for meeting 8 out of the 9 State Goals set by Ohio EPA.  Each of the following nine questions will give a brief description of the Goal and ask if you feel the Erie County SWMD meets the Goal. 

These questions are followed by two more pages of question (3 questions on each page) and a follow up page for you to add your comments.  The survey should take about 20 minutes or less.

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* 1. Goal #1 The Erie County SWMD must offer residents and commercial businesses opportunities to recycle.  Please mark how the Erie County SWMD accomplishes this Goal:

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* 2. Goal #2 The Erie County SWMD must reduces at least 25% of the solid waste generated by the residential/commercial sector and at least 66% of the solid waste generated by the industrial sector. Does the Erie County SWMD accomplish this Goal? 

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* 3. Goal #3 Outreach and Education: Minimum Required Programs - the Erie County SWMD provides the following required programs: website, comprehensive resource guide, inventory of recycling opportunities/events, and a speaker/presenter. Please mark all the minimum required programs you feel the Erie County SWMD provides:

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* 4. Goal #4 Outreach and Education: Outreach Plan and General Requirements - the Erie County SWMD provides education, outreach, marketing and technical assistance regarding reduction, recycling, composting, reuse, and other alternative waste management methods to residents, schools, industries, institutions and commercial businesses, and to the communities and public officials of Erie County through the following (mark all that apply):

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* 5. Goal #5 Restricted Solid Wastes - the Erie county SWMD provides strategies for managing scrap tires, yard waste, lead-acid batteries, household hazardous waste, and electronics through the following:

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* 6. Goal #6 Economic Incentives - the Erie County SWMD uses economic incentives to promote waste reduction and        recycling programs (mark all that apply).

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* 7. Goal #7 Measure Greenhouse Gas Reduction - the Erie County SWMD uses the U.S. EPA's Waste Reduction Model (WARM) to evaluate the impact of recycling programs on reducing greenhouse gas emissions through the following (mark all that apply):

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* 8. Goal #8 Market Development (This Goal is Optional) - the Erie County SWMD provides programs to develop markets for recyclable materials and the use of recycled content materials through the following (mark all that apply):

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* 9. Goal #9 Reporting - the Erie County SWMD reports annually to the Ohio EPA on implementation of the SWMD's solid waste management plan.

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