Municipal WGP Draft Credit 7: Economic Assessment of Solid Waste Management Program (x points)


Provide transparency around the costs and benefits of solid waste management programs.


  1. Calculate and publish total solid waste program costs.
  2. Provide breakouts as follows:
  • Total solid waste management cost per ton.
  • Collection costs per ton:
    • Black bin
    • Blue bin
    • Green bin
  • Disposal costs per ton.
  • Recycling processing costs per ton:
    • Gross
    • Net
  • Organic processing costs per ton:
    • Gross
    • Net
  1. Estimate impact on:
    1. employment and
    2. economic activity

from waste management program, including indirect and induced effects.

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