PCD Credit 5: Material Disposal Cost Transparency

PCD Credit 5: Material Disposal Cost Transparency (1 point)

Reciprocal

Intent:

Provide transparency to the cost of waste materials that are landfilled or treated with burn technology, such as at waste to energy facilities, thermal conversion facilities, or incinerators.

Local Government and Industry Requirements:

●       Calculate the cost per ton of disposal in the landfill or incineration plant of waste materials collected from residential and commercial customers by/through the Local Government’s or the contracted Company’s waste management program

o   Mixed waste/black bin waste

o   Bulky waste 

●       Demonstrate how costs are covered. 

●       Make cost data available through the Local Government or Company website.

Potential Strategies:

●       Include transportation from the transfer station to ultimate disposal site in the cost assessment.

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