SMMP Credit 5: Advanced Comprehensive Sustainable Materials Management Policy (2 points) Reciprocal Intent: To adopt policies and programs to promote environmental stewardship, including highestand best use of materials, to reduce the overall generation of waste. Local Government and Industry Requirements Implement the requirements of SMMP Prerequisite 1 and adopt additional policy elementsthat cover most/all of the following, as applicable to the Local Government orCompany: ● Regular collection ofwaste characterization and volume/weight data ● Measure and or calculate vehicle, disposal, and processingemissions (greenhouse gas, and criteria air pollutants) of each of the threemajor programs: trash, recycling, and compost. ● Collection and treatmentof organics ● Energy efficiency andcontamination standards for material recovery facilities (MRFs) ● Research, Development& Deployment (RD&D) incentive and education program for advancedsustainable material management technology and products for recovered materials ● Disposal material ban(s) ● Mutual Aid Agreements requires a sustainable materials managementplan for disaster debris management on the part of included agencies. Potential Strategies: ● Evaluate different data collection options for regular waste characterization studies. ● Develop an organics processing strategy. ● Determine feasibility, including cost, infrastructure, etc. and legal precedent for banning certain materials from disposal.