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MRF Contamination Policy Resources

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  • Katie Frederick

    RE: Policy/Procedure for Poor Residential Recyc...

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    Hi Mark, We operate a MRF and also have contamination issues coming from residents who aren't properly educated. We've instated a "MRF Contamination Policy" in the District for loads containing non-recyclable or un-recyclable materials. I attached...

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    RE: Policy/Procedure for Poor Residential Recyc...

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    Mark: We have introduced a bylaw in our small community in Alberta Canada for non compliance and our system is not curbside it is a drop off with a camera system, they are warned once and then there are progressive tickets after that. Do you...

  • Francis LaSala

    RE: Policy/Procedure for Poor Residential Recyc...

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    Thank for the forum. Tucson is also experiencing "trash" in the recycle bin. MRF audits indicate 20% contamination from residential collection. The trash consists of all types (wood, textiles, dirt, organics, film plastic, etc) types of unacceptable...

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    RE: Policy/Procedure for Poor Residential Recyc...

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    Mark, are you having more trouble with avid recyclers putting in what they think is recyclable, or is it people who aren't engaged putting "trash" in their recycling?

  • Mary-Katherine McKenzie

    RE: Policy/Procedure for Poor Residential Recyc...

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    Good Morning Mark, A few months ago, Stacey Luddy at Moore Recycling (stacey.luddy@moorerecycling.com ) presented a webinar in the SWANA Webinar series about their new resource intended put plastics recycling terminology in terms people outside...

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Assistant Director, Solid Waste (Deadline: 13th March 2015) | Cayman Islands Government Department of Environmental Health

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