Solid Waste Overview

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Presentation given by Metro Vancouver on solid waste management to Langley Township Council on June 9, 2008.

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  • Solid Waste Overview

    1. 1. Strategy for Updating the Solid Waste Management Plan eRIM 4629893
    2. 3. The 5 R Hierarchy <ul><li>Reduce </li></ul><ul><li>Reuse </li></ul><ul><li>Recycle </li></ul><ul><li>Recovery of Materials and Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Residuals Management </li></ul>Recover Reduce Reuse Recycle Residuals Approach to Updating the SWMP
    3. 4. <ul><li>Initiated in 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Goal #1:Minimize waste generation </li></ul><ul><li>Goal #2:Maximize reuse, recycling and material/energy recovery </li></ul><ul><li>Public workshops, municipal workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Input analyzed and considered in developing SWMP update strategy </li></ul>Background
    4. 5. Zero Waste Challenge Wood 4% Paper & Paperboard 3% Food 3% Yard and Garden 1% Plastics 4% Non-compostable organics 4% Inorganic 3% Other 11% Recycling and composting 70% Wood 11% Paper & Paperboard 7% Food 6% Yard and Garden 2% Plastics 4% Non-compostable organics 4% Inorganic 3% Other 11% Recycling 52%
    5. 6. The 4 th R: Materials and Energy Recovery Options for Remaining Waste Further Investment in 3Rs - continue to seek opportunities - limits to diversion Materials Recovery - Mechanical Biological Treatment (MBT) - Material Recovery Facility (MRF) Energy Recovery
    6. 7. 4 th R Processing Drivers <ul><li>Long distance transport </li></ul><ul><li>Managing waste within the region </li></ul><ul><li>Provincial GHG Targets and Provincial Energy Plan </li></ul><ul><li>District heating interest and opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Independent evaluator and REAC recommendation to explore alternate technology </li></ul><ul><li>Business Case for WTE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Minimizing waste to landfills </li></ul>
    7. 8. 2006 Energy Expenditures by Sector and Fuel
    8. 9. GHG Reduction Drivers <ul><li>Global Estimates and Targets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kyoto: 6-15% below 1990 levels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IPCC: 50-85% reduction by 2050 necessary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Government of Canada </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Federal “Turning the Corner Plan”: 150 MT GHG reduction (20%) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Government of British Columbia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>UBCM Climate Action Charter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce B.C.’s greenhouse gases by 33% by 2020 and by 80% by 2050 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Legislated targets, regional growth strategies, carbon neutral government & crown corps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cap and trade market for carbon offsets </li></ul></ul>
    9. 10. Corporate GHG Emission Inventories
    10. 11. The 5 R Hierarchy Recover Reduce Reuse Recycle Residuals Today 52% 8% 40% Proposed Strategy 70% 25% 5% Approach to Updating the SWMP
    11. 12. <ul><li>Develop a draft plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Goals, Strategies, Actions, Measures </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Further consultation on draft plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>public, municipal, First Nations, agency input </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Finalize plan for Board approval </li></ul><ul><li>Submit plan to Ministry of Environment for final approval </li></ul>6. Next Steps

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