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Presentation to Broward cities on $20 million recycling grants program.

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Tac Recycling $ July 26 2011 Tac Recycling $ July 26 2011 Presentation Transcript

  • Broward County Resource Recovery System Recycling Grants ProgramPresented to Technical Advisory CommitteeJuly 26, 2011Phil Bresee, Recycling Program Manager, Broward County
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  • Broward County Resource Recovery System Recycling Grants Program
    • City, County & State policy goals and operational realities have converged:
    • Florida 75% recycling & diversion goal
    • County Climate Change Action Plan
    • County Comp. Plan’s Solid Waste Element
    • City sustainability plans and initiatives
    • City SW franchise agreement expirations
    • TAC & City Direction:
    • Single-stream recycling workshops
    • Ad-Hoc recycling committee
    • 2010 collection efficiencies workshops
    • Resolution of support & recommendation to RRB
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  • Broward County Resource Recovery System Recycling Grants Program
    • Original focus on roll-out carts
    • Industry movement towards automated collection
    • Automatic increases in recyclables yields:
    • RCAD carts before & after analyses of programs nationwide
    • Supporting data from HDR workshops
    • Local success stories:
    • Miami-Dade County = 99% increase in tons
    • Coconut Creek = +30%
    • Hollywood = +100%*
    • West Park
    • Others to follow soon (Sunrise)
    3
    * With RecycleBank program
  • Broward County Resource Recovery System Recycling Grants Program
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  • Broward County Resource Recovery System Recycling Grants Program - Process
    Application Process:
    • Written application
    • Staff review & notification to city within 30 days
    • Grant agreement forwarded to city
    • Execution of agreement:
    • By RRB executive director/designee
    • By city commission or city manager (authority may vary by city)
    • Payout of funds to city within 30 days
    Reporting Process:
    • Progress report to staff (between May November, 2012
    • Narrative
    • Outcomes
    • Expenses
    • Final report May 1, 2013
    • Cost information (Audit requirements):
    • $5,000 - $499,999 = link to audited financial statements within 60 days
    • > $500,000 = certified financial statements within 90 days
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  • Broward County RRS Recycling Grants Program - Eligible vs. Ineligible Expenses
    Eligible:
    • Roll-out carts purchases (direct or through franchise hauler)
    • For single-family and multifamily communities
    • Program upgrades (e.g. incentive programs, public place recycling)
    • Capital equipment (trucks, roll-offs, retrofits)
    • Program outreach
    • Professional services/reports related to increasing recycling
    Ineligible:
    • Garbage carts, receptacles, capital equipment, etc.
    • Unrelated professional services
    • Projects deemed inconsistent with goals & objectives
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    What program approaches = more MRF tons?
  • Broward County RRS Recycling Grants Program - Application:
    Measure & Evaluate Success?
    • Tons collected
    • Lbs. per household/per year
    • Residential diversion rates
    • Program participation
    • Revenues
    • Avoided disposal costs
    • Project Sustainability?
    What happens after grant monies are spent?
    How does project fit in with city sustainability plans?
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  • Broward County RRS Recycling Grants Program - TAC Discussion & Forum
    • Eligible Costs:
    • Uniform color carts (blue)?
    • Multi-jurisdictional approaches?
    • Non single-stream (e.g., green waste?)
    • Program outreach:
    • Establish consistent brand?
    • Link city outreach with county outreach?
    • Post 2013 expenses?
    • Projects already under consideration?
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