Stark-Tuscarawas-Wayne Joint Solid Waste Management
District’s Plan was first approved February
24, 1993. The District is required to
update the plan every five years. The
current plan update was prepared by the Ohio
EPA working in consultation with the District
and under a contract with a team of solid waste
planning consulting firms. This plan update
was approved December 2006.
The District is required to implement waste
reduction strategies which will meet the goals
established in the 2001 State Plan.
The District is encouraged to meet the following
goals through its residential/commercial waste
reduction strategies and industrial waste reduction
#1 - Access to Alternative
Waste Management Opportunities. Under
this goal, solid waste management districts
much demonstrate that at least 90 percent
of the residential sector population in each
county has access to recycling opportunities.
#2 – Reduce and/or recycle
at least 25 percent of the residential/commercial
waste generated and 66 percent of the industrial
#3 – Provide informational
and technical assistance on source reduction.
#4 – Provide informational
and technical assistance on recycling, reuse
and composting opportunities.
#5 – Develop strategies
for managing scrap tires, yard waste, lead-acid
batteries, and household hazardous waste (HHW)
#6 – Economic Incentive
Analysis. Under this goal, the District
must analyze the feasibility of incorporating
economic incentives into its recycling programs.
#7 – Prepare a market
development strategy (optional)
#8 – Reporting.
Under this goal, the District must annually
report to the Ohio EPA on its progress toward
implementing its solid waste management plan.
to view the Stark-Tuscarawas-Wayne Joint Solid
Waste Management District Plan Update.