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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)
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      * 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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