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E0E5B1E7BDA2D6478725843300686F58 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For PRESENTATIONS ON WASTE MANAGEMENT

INTERIM COMMITTEE  ZERO WASTE AND RECYCLING INTERIM STUDY COMMITTEE
Date Jul 10, 2019      
Location HCR 0112



Presentations on Waste Management - Committee Discussion Only

01:00:44 PM  

The committee returned to order.

01:00:45 PM  

Cathy Hall, Solid Waste Manager for Pitkin County, presented on Pitkin county's solid waste program, and provided two handouts (Attachments I and J) to the committee.  Ms. Hall presented on the operations of the Pitkin county landfill, its diversion programs, and how the county has increased composting rates.

01:28:05 PM  

Matt Chrisp, Supervisor for the Logan County Landfill, presented on Logan county's waste management program and provided a handout (Attachment K).  Mr. Chrisp described the difficulties with funding a rural landfill and fees associated with recycling certain materials.  

01:51:48 PM  

Mr. Chrisp responded to questions from the committee about recycling redemption centers, incentives to improve recycling rates in rural areas, and what policies would help rural landfills divert more waste.