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  1. 1. California Association of LocalConservation CorpsRecycling ProgramSustainability BackgroundSeptember 10, 2012Presentation by: Dorsey Moore
  2. 2. Sustainability for AllRecycling Background & Experience:1. Denison University Recycling Coordinator2. City of San Jose – Business Recycling Technician3. San Jose Conservation Corps – Recycling Director4. Santa Clara County – Master Composter5. Presidio Graduate School - Zero Waste Business Plan
  3. 3. BackgroundCalifornia Solid Waste & Recycling Historical Overview (handout)1. Key legislative drivers2. Local government trends3. Industry trends4. Conservation corps evolution
  4. 4. Legislative DriversAB2020 – Created Bottle Bill & corps fundingAB939 – Integrated Waste Management ActAB341 – CalRecycle Plan to get to 75% & mandatory commercial recycling
  5. 5. Local Government Trends1. Exclusive franchises for garbage & MR2. Long-term contracts3. Contract out services to private sector4. Focusing on final third of waste stream (food waste, compostables & specialty items)5. Do not have staff to enforce AB341
  6. 6. Recycling Industry Trends1. Mostly garbage companies2. Will do the minimum amount to comply with AB341 (recycle because they have to)3. Large scale/volume is important4. Price is the dominant client motivator5. Increasing use of technology & automation6. Material quality is increasingly important
  7. 7. Overview of ConservationCorps Recycling Programs1. Innovative in early 1990’s2. Fulfilling unmet need3. Social & environmental dual mission4. Training for recycling industry
  8. 8. Uses of Bottle Bill Funding1. Litter abatement2. Collect recyclable materials3. Operate buy back centers4. Operate materials processing centers5. Train corpsmembers for industry6. Collaboration with industry7. Collaboration with local government
  9. 9. Uses of Bottle Bill FundingLitter Abatement1. Highway clean-ups2. Beach and river clean-ups3. Urban beautification
  10. 10. Uses of Bottle Bill FundingCollect Recyclable Materials1. Businesses, schools, NPOs, government2. Parks, litter/recycling modules3. Large institutions4. Event venues5. Special events6. Multi-family dwellings
  11. 11. Uses of Bottle Bill FundingCollect Recyclable Materials1. CRV beverage containers2. Other containers3. Fiber/paper4. Specialty materials: oil, tires, eWaste5. Organics
  12. 12. Uses of Bottle Bill FundingOperate Materials Processing Centers1. Sorting equipment & systems2. Bulk material handling3. Prepare materials for market
  13. 13. Uses of Bottle Bill FundingOperate Buy Back Centers1. Permanent2. Periodic
  14. 14. Uses of Bottle Bill FundingTrain Corpsmembers for Industry1. General recycling industry knowledge2. Materials processing centers3. Collection drivers
  15. 15. Uses of Bottle Bill FundingCollaborate with Industry1. Collection of materials2. Materials processing3. Special event recycling4. Waste audits5. Bin distribution6. Community education
  16. 16. Uses of Bottle Bill FundingCollaborate with Local Governments1. Collection of materials2. Materials processing3. Special event recycling/zero waste4. Waste audits5. Community education (culturally competent)6. Special projects (e.g., home compost bin distribution)
  17. 17. Questions
  18. 18. Question #1:What percentage of all CRV beverage containers do conservation corps collect?1. 30.10%2. 20.65%3. 10.33%4. 5.25%5. 0.13%
  19. 19. Question #2:What percentage of all Collection/Drop-off & Community Service Programs CRV beverage containers do corps collect?1. 60.12%2. 30.75%3. 6.51%4. 1.17%
  20. 20. Question #3:What percentage of all CalRecycle operating revenue* do conservation corps receive?1. 18.48%2. 12.63%3. 8.87%4. 2.50%
  21. 21. Transitioning fromBottle Bill Funding
  22. 22. Transitioning from Bottle BillStep 1: Understand what you do now1. Operations2. Financial (income & expenses)3. Overhead contribution4. Efficiency metrics (cost/ton)5. Earned income streams6. Value you provide to clients
  23. 23. Transitioning from Bottle BillStep 2: Understand Local SW&R Ecosystem1. Local government goals & programs2. Regulations3. Industry players (collectors & processors)4. Facilities5. Price points for recycling services
  24. 24. Transitioning from Bottle BillStep 3: Explore Making Adjustments1. Operations2. Financial (Income & Expenses)3. Overhead contribution4. Efficiency metrics (cost/ton)5. Earned income streams6. Value you provide to clients
  25. 25. Transitioning from Bottle BillStep 4: Collaboration with Industry1. Collection2. Processing3. Special events4. Community education5. Co-branding
  26. 26. Transitioning from Bottle BillStep 5: Can you pivot into another market?1. Related markets: – Consumer battery collection – Food waste collection2. Completely new niche: – Distributing home compost bins – Manufacturing recycling bins
  27. 27. Transitioning from Bottle BillPreparing for the end1. Start early (now)2. Develop the team3. Get a handle on your data4. Bad news is good news
  28. 28. Data Management Systems
  29. 29. Questions &DiscussionThank You!