Action Item 2.2.2.1: Transfer Station waste reduction

  • Create a permanent sheltered drop/swap site at the transfer station.
  • Research single-stream recycling at the transfer center.
  • Re-consider implementing a ‘pay as you throw’ system.
  • Allow any Acton resident to get a “recycling only” sticker for free.
Priority: 
Highest
Timing: 
Short-Term (complete by 2015)
Ripe?: 
Yes
Primary Inventory Element: 
Sustainability
Other Inventory Elements: 
Facilities
Lead Owner: 
Board of Health<i> </i>
Highway Department<i> </i>
Other Owners: 
Finance Committee
Green Advisory Board
Health Department
Selectmen
Sustainability Coordinator
Zero Waste Committee

Comments

From ACES: Add Finance Committee as other owner if fees and capital improvements are to be made to the Transfer Station.