To collect up-to-date data to support development and evaluation of effective sustainable materials management programs.
Develop and adopt a policy to regularly collect data on the generation and characterization of all materials collected in the municipality that includes the following elements:
- Regular collection of waste characterization and volume data
- Collection and treatment of organics
- Energy and contamination standards for material recovery facilities (MRFs)
- Research, Development & Deployment (RD&D) incentive and education program for advanced sustainable material management technology and products for recovered materials
- Landfill material ban(s)