- Recommended that Willistown Township use
the survey provided as an attachment to the report to collect
information from facilities in the Township as a means of determining
the status of recycling in commercial establishments.
- Recommended that the Township develop
a comprehensive list of commercial establishments and institutions
that it can use for the purpose of recycling data collection.
- Recommended that the Township use the
annual reporting form provided in an attachment to the report
in future years to collect annual recycling data and to obtain
more complete information from commercial establishments in the
- Recommended that the Township enforce
submission of annual reports by commercial establishments and
institutions, but also implement a data collection program that
helps to streamline the process and allow for more complete collection
of data. Also recommended that the Township request data directly
from haulers, brokers, and property managers, and require that
they submit customer lists with the data. Recommended that the
Township consider changes to its ordinance to require these entities
to submit both data and customer lists.
- Recommended that the Township implement
a comprehensive education program for commercial establishments
and institutions, beginning with the use of materials provided
in attachments to the report. Ideally, the Township should assign
some employee time to improving the Townships recycling
program, tasking that employee to provide information and technical
assistance to commercial establishments and to establish a comprehensive
data collection program. This assignment of time could be justified
given the potential for additional grant awards as illustrated
in this report.
- Recommended that even if the Township
is not willing to consider assigning a person to work on recycling,
that it consider improving commercial data collection and/or
boosting recycling from residences as a means of boosting the
award available through the Section 904 Performance Grant program.
- Recommended that the Township establish
a Task Force or Advisory Committee consisting of key persons
from all sectors of the Township to assist the Township in expanding
and improving its recycling program.
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