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• Norman Doucette, Winchester DPW,
• Prassede Calabi, Trash Pickers
• (Winchester DPW)
1
Conditions
 Self-supporting Transfer Station
 No curbside pick-up
 5000 HH, fee –base
Changes in Trash practice
 Dual ...
Effects of change -
RECYCLING: 2012, 2013
Dual to Single Stream
Recycling increase: 95 tons
SW decrease: 283 tons
3
Effects of change -
SMART: prelim data (March)
• Trash Recycling RATIO
 2013 All HH 340 ton 143 2.4
 2014 non-SMART HH 3...
NET effects of all change
Trash/ HH Tons Trash
/Year to Recycling
• INITIALLY 1.1 tons ~3/1
• Single Stream 1 ton ~2.4/1
•...
Sequence
 Thrash around
 Identify the problem(s)
 Cast about for solutions
 Try to implement them
 Find work-around f...
• change in staff, government
(retirements, elections, new leaders)
• cultural change
• related already existing programs
...
• Partner with DPW /whoever
• Crunch cost/savings numbers
• Present the data to ‘everyone’
- municipal government (TM, BOS...
• grant: MassDEP Recycling Coordinator
• Electronic Survey “info w/o confrontation”
• ask enough questions
• make it safe ...
• identify problem(s)
• build “cred,”
- financial cred
- emotional cred (happiness)
• make data-based decisions
• start wi...
• DPW esp. Jay Gill, LeeAnn Mcgahan
• Town Manager Richard Howard
• Acting Town Manager Mary Ellen Lannon
• Board Of Selec...
Effects of change -
RECYCLING:
Dual to Single Stream
 Dual SR 2011-2012 1633 tons
 SSR 2012- 2013 1728 tons
NET recyclin...
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MUNICIPAL1 Getting To Yes: WInchester, Prassede Calabi

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Prassede Calabi and Norman Doucette, Winchester, discuss how Winchester implemented SMART.

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MUNICIPAL1 Getting To Yes: WInchester, Prassede Calabi

  1. 1. • Norman Doucette, Winchester DPW, • Prassede Calabi, Trash Pickers • (Winchester DPW) 1
  2. 2. Conditions  Self-supporting Transfer Station  No curbside pick-up  5000 HH, fee –base Changes in Trash practice  Dual stream to Single stream (townwide)  SMART pilot program (500 HH)  (private food waste composting option: HH AND pilot restaurant program) 2
  3. 3. Effects of change - RECYCLING: 2012, 2013 Dual to Single Stream Recycling increase: 95 tons SW decrease: 283 tons 3
  4. 4. Effects of change - SMART: prelim data (March) • Trash Recycling RATIO  2013 All HH 340 ton 143 2.4  2014 non-SMART HH 337 102 3  2014 SMART HH 10 16 0.60 4
  5. 5. NET effects of all change Trash/ HH Tons Trash /Year to Recycling • INITIALLY 1.1 tons ~3/1 • Single Stream 1 ton ~2.4/1 • SMART pilot 0.18 tons 1/1.6 5
  6. 6. Sequence  Thrash around  Identify the problem(s)  Cast about for solutions  Try to implement them  Find work-around for apparent barriers e.g. our first step - residential trash - at transfer Station 6
  7. 7. • change in staff, government (retirements, elections, new leaders) • cultural change • related already existing programs • MassDEP recycling coordinator! • chance! 7
  8. 8. • Partner with DPW /whoever • Crunch cost/savings numbers • Present the data to ‘everyone’ - municipal government (TM, BOS) - residents, (utility bills, on town website) - write newspaper, (online and hardcopy) - post on residents’ FB pages - Talk (Rotary, LWV, Scouts) - Leaflet (Town Day/ Farmer’s Market/ schools) - Email school- parents 8
  9. 9. • grant: MassDEP Recycling Coordinator • Electronic Survey “info w/o confrontation” • ask enough questions • make it safe to lead • allow data-based decisions • perspective on trash ideas • know your audience • Seize opportunities 9
  10. 10. • identify problem(s) • build “cred,” - financial cred - emotional cred (happiness) • make data-based decisions • start with easy-to-implement change • survey is information w/o confrontation JUST DO WHAT IT TAKES! 10
  11. 11. • DPW esp. Jay Gill, LeeAnn Mcgahan • Town Manager Richard Howard • Acting Town Manager Mary Ellen Lannon • Board Of Selectmen • Trash Pickers esp I.Geis, F.Nace, J.Cabral • Carolyn Dann, Mass DEP 11
  12. 12. Effects of change - RECYCLING: Dual to Single Stream  Dual SR 2011-2012 1633 tons  SSR 2012- 2013 1728 tons NET recycling increase: 95 tons 12

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