COMMUNITY MATERIALS MANAGEMENT TOOLKITAccess reliable information and resources about how to overcome the barriers to a successful, sustainable recycling program.
Pros, cons, and examples of disposal surcharge fees for funding recycling programs - Carton Council
A robust report on the impact of clothes and fashion.
A guidance document and sample variable rate pricing ordinance form the Agency of Natural Resources for Compliance with Vermont's Universal Recycling Law (Act 148)
Verdigre, Nebraska Drop-off Center signs
NRC links to additional resources on PAYT
NRC Fact Sheet on PAYT
School Food Share is a simple program that allows schools and food banks to work together to collect whole, packaged, and/or uneaten cafeteria leftovers and share it within their community.
Fact sheet about PFAs, human health and environmental impacts
A guide with diagrams, photographs and templates.
NWRA Best safety practices for temporary workers in waste, C&D and MRF facilities
Second edition of NRDC's ground-breaking report on food waste in America
US EPA Planning and designing a resource management program for commercial entities
Green Quest Recycling (MRF) presentation on recycling markets for recovered materials in Nebraska
Supplement to the NRC Fact Sheet on EPr with links to additional resources
NRC Fact Sheet on EPR
US EPA PAYT Worksheet
A worksheet to determine central collection container size and collection frequency for trash
PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Stuary Buckner and US Composting Council on effects of yard waste bans
Home composting programs for local government
Recommendations for potential waste reduction strategies for Boston to reach zero waste
Design guidelines for public and private space that will influence better waste management in buildings
Zero Waste Sonoma Model Ordinance - Disposable food service ware and polystyrene foam ban fact sheet