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PCR Prerequisite 1: Minimum Diversion Rate

PCR Prerequisite 1: Minimum Diversion Rate (Required)

Non-Reciprocal

Intent:

To encourage the acceptance of a wide range of materials and to promote the production of marketable commodities with the highest percentage of captured product and lowest percentage of residue.

Local Government Requirements:

Demonstrate that at least 30% of the MSW, including C&D, generated in the jurisdiction is diverted from disposal.

Industry Requirements:

Demonstrate that at least 30% of the MSW, including C&D, that is controlled by the Company is diverted from disposal.

Potential Strategies:

  • Develop and promote community-wide material recovery programs for residential & commercial MSW and C&D
  • Measure, document and report recovery volumes
  • Engage and educate residential and commercial waste generators around material reduction, reuse and recycling
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