To consistently measure and/or calculate the generation and characterization of municipal solid waste within the Local Government’s jurisdiction or Company’s service area, including as appropriate, C&D waste, represents an important foundation for societal transformation of traditional solid waste management into effective sustainable materials management.
Based on calculated or measured waste generation and characterization, calculate the Source Reduction potential for the Local Government.
Utilize the source reduction potential calculation methodology outlined in the US EPA’s Source Reduction Program Potential Manual available at https://www.epa.gov/nscep
Calculating Reuse & Rescue(1 point)
Estimate, calculate or measure waste diverted from disposal through Reuse and Rescue programs operating within the Local Government’s jurisdiction or Company’s service area.
Utilize the SWEEP reuse and rescue calculation methodology outlined in the Certification Manual.