Tire Recycling Program Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project Timothy D. Deschamps, Executive Director MassRecycle confere...
Who is CMMCP? <ul><li>State agency serving 39 communities </li></ul><ul><li>1 of 9 organized mosquito districts  </li></ul...
CMMCP SERVICE AREA - 2011
MASSACHUSETTS MOSQUITO CONTROL COMMUNITIES Berkshire County Bristol County Cape Cod Central Mass. East Middlesex Northeast...
CMMCP services <ul><li>Larval mosquito control </li></ul><ul><li>Surveillance </li></ul><ul><li>Ditch maintenance </li></u...
Source reduction 1 Source reduction is one part of an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program. Source reduction is usuall...
Life cycle <ul><li>First three stages aquatic </li></ul>pupa larva eggs
Larval habitat <ul><li>Habitat dependent on species </li></ul>
Container species <ul><li>Ochlerotatus japonicus & Culex pipiens </li></ul>
Tire recycling program <ul><li>Program kick-off for Earth Day 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Offered to residents and town officia...
Program components <ul><li>Curbside pickup </li></ul><ul><li>Roadside cleanup </li></ul><ul><li>Abandoned tire pile remova...
Curbside pickup <ul><li>Notifications in local newspapers, cable systems, town & CMMCP websites </li></ul><ul><li>Resident...
Roadside cleanup <ul><li>We have a database of sites that require monitoring and treatment as necessary </li></ul><ul><li>...
Abandoned tire piles <ul><li>We have a database of sites that require monitoring and treatment as necessary </li></ul><ul>...
BEFORE
AFTER
TIRE PILE LOCATIONS IN DATABASE
TIRE PILE LOCATIONS CLEANED UP
Collection strategies <ul><li>Curbside, roadside and smaller tire piles  </li></ul>
Collection strategies <ul><li>Large tire piles  </li></ul>
Recycling facility <ul><li>JP Routhier in Ayer, MA </li></ul>
Recycled products <ul><li>Tire derived fuel (TDF) </li></ul><ul><li>Tire derived products (TDP) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>chip...
Other recycling ideas <ul><li>Retreads </li></ul><ul><li>Rubber bumpers for boats </li></ul><ul><li>Planters </li></ul><ul...
Creative recycling <ul><li>Housing/utility buildings </li></ul>
Extreme innovations <ul><li>Vocational school in Guatemala </li></ul>
Our numbers  (updated March 28, 2011) <ul><li>559 tires from residences over 25 dates in 20 municipalities </li></ul><ul><...
Other resources <ul><li>Mass DEP SMRP grants (Sustainable Materials Recovery Program) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Check for stat...
Future goals <ul><li>Remove tires from all databased sites </li></ul><ul><li>Additional residential cleanups </li></ul><ul...
Events <ul><li>Leominster; 2011 Hazardous Waste Day </li></ul><ul><li>Fitchburg; City Streets Cleanup 2011 </li></ul><ul><...
CMMCP website – www.cmmcp.org
Recognition <ul><li>Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP) status from EPA since 2007. </li></ul>
Acknowledgements <ul><li>The Northeastern Mosquito Control Association for grant money </li></ul><ul><li>Member cities & t...
Thank you! <ul><li>Ann Dorfman & Elizabeth Rose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Conference coordination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I...
Contact information <ul><li>Tim Deschamps </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: (508) 393-3055 </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail:  [email_addres...
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Municipal #3 Hard to Manage Waste - Tires [Tim Deschamps]

  1. 1. Tire Recycling Program Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project Timothy D. Deschamps, Executive Director MassRecycle conference, March 29, 2011
  2. 2. Who is CMMCP? <ul><li>State agency serving 39 communities </li></ul><ul><li>1 of 9 organized mosquito districts </li></ul><ul><li>Voluntary program </li></ul><ul><li>Full program of mosquito control </li></ul>
  3. 3. CMMCP SERVICE AREA - 2011
  4. 4. MASSACHUSETTS MOSQUITO CONTROL COMMUNITIES Berkshire County Bristol County Cape Cod Central Mass. East Middlesex Northeast Mass. Norfolk County Plymouth County Suffolk County
  5. 5. CMMCP services <ul><li>Larval mosquito control </li></ul><ul><li>Surveillance </li></ul><ul><li>Ditch maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Adult mosquito control </li></ul><ul><li>Public education </li></ul><ul><li>Research & efficacy </li></ul><ul><li>Source reduction </li></ul>
  6. 6. Source reduction 1 Source reduction is one part of an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program. Source reduction is usually the most effective and economical of the mosquito control techniques available and is accomplished by eliminating mosquito breeding sites. 1 Chapter 4 “Mosquito Control through Source Reduction” (white paper); Florida Coordinating Council on Mosquito Control. 1998.
  7. 7. Life cycle <ul><li>First three stages aquatic </li></ul>pupa larva eggs
  8. 8. Larval habitat <ul><li>Habitat dependent on species </li></ul>
  9. 9. Container species <ul><li>Ochlerotatus japonicus & Culex pipiens </li></ul>
  10. 10. Tire recycling program <ul><li>Program kick-off for Earth Day 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Offered to residents and town officials from member service area </li></ul><ul><li>Cost to CMMCP is $2/tire – state contract </li></ul>
  11. 11. Program components <ul><li>Curbside pickup </li></ul><ul><li>Roadside cleanup </li></ul><ul><li>Abandoned tire pile removal </li></ul>
  12. 12. Curbside pickup <ul><li>Notifications in local newspapers, cable systems, town & CMMCP websites </li></ul><ul><li>Residents notify us regarding quantity & location </li></ul><ul><li>Placed in a database and scheduled as needed </li></ul><ul><li>559 tires collected to date </li></ul>
  13. 13. Roadside cleanup <ul><li>We have a database of sites that require monitoring and treatment as necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Sites range in size from a single tire to several dozen </li></ul><ul><li>746 tires collected to date </li></ul>
  14. 14. Abandoned tire piles <ul><li>We have a database of sites that require monitoring and treatment as necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Sites range in size from several dozen to over 1,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Largest site cleaned was in Ashland, 1,253 tires </li></ul><ul><li>2,407 tires collected to date </li></ul>
  15. 15. BEFORE
  16. 16. AFTER
  17. 17. TIRE PILE LOCATIONS IN DATABASE
  18. 18. TIRE PILE LOCATIONS CLEANED UP
  19. 19. Collection strategies <ul><li>Curbside, roadside and smaller tire piles </li></ul>
  20. 20. Collection strategies <ul><li>Large tire piles </li></ul>
  21. 21. Recycling facility <ul><li>JP Routhier in Ayer, MA </li></ul>
  22. 22. Recycled products <ul><li>Tire derived fuel (TDF) </li></ul><ul><li>Tire derived products (TDP) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>chips for mulch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>engineering products for roadways & bridges </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MassRecycle “Business of the Year” </li></ul><ul><li>award in 1997 </li></ul>
  23. 23. Other recycling ideas <ul><li>Retreads </li></ul><ul><li>Rubber bumpers for boats </li></ul><ul><li>Planters </li></ul><ul><li>Footwear </li></ul>
  24. 24. Creative recycling <ul><li>Housing/utility buildings </li></ul>
  25. 25. Extreme innovations <ul><li>Vocational school in Guatemala </li></ul>
  26. 26. Our numbers (updated March 28, 2011) <ul><li>559 tires from residences over 25 dates in 20 municipalities </li></ul><ul><li>746 tires from roadsides over 21 dates in 17 municipalities </li></ul><ul><li>2,407 tires from large piles over 12 dates in 5 municipalities </li></ul><ul><li>3,712 tires, over 37 tons removed </li></ul>
  27. 27. Other resources <ul><li>Mass DEP SMRP grants (Sustainable Materials Recovery Program) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Check for status & eligibility </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hazardous waste events in town </li></ul><ul><ul><li>JP Routhier cost on state contract </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Future goals <ul><li>Remove tires from all databased sites </li></ul><ul><li>Additional residential cleanups </li></ul><ul><li>Educate & encourage businesses to remove tires piles </li></ul>
  29. 29. Events <ul><li>Leominster; 2011 Hazardous Waste Day </li></ul><ul><li>Fitchburg; City Streets Cleanup 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Billerica; Shawsheen River cleanup </li></ul><ul><li>Residential & roadside – as needed </li></ul>
  30. 30. CMMCP website – www.cmmcp.org
  31. 31. Recognition <ul><li>Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP) status from EPA since 2007. </li></ul>
  32. 32. Acknowledgements <ul><li>The Northeastern Mosquito Control Association for grant money </li></ul><ul><li>Member cities & towns for staff assistance, equipment & coordination </li></ul><ul><li>CMMCP staff for coordination & hard work in loading and transport </li></ul>
  33. 33. Thank you! <ul><li>Ann Dorfman & Elizabeth Rose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Conference coordination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Invitation to speak </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support & guidance </li></ul></ul>
  34. 34. Contact information <ul><li>Tim Deschamps </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: (508) 393-3055 </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Website: www.cmmcp.org </li></ul>

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