2007 Solid Waste Management Plan

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Executive Summary

1. Introduction
1.1 Scope and Purpose
1.2 Governmental Roles and Responsibilities
1.2.1 Municipal Governments
1.2.2 Health Districts
1.2.3 State Government
1.2.4 Tribal Governments
1.2.5 Federal Facilities

2. Statewide Trends in Solid Waste Management
2.1 Landfills
2.2 Collection and Transport
2.3 Waste Generation and Recycling Rates
2.4 Importation
2.5 Data Collection and Reporting
2.5.1 Disposal Quantities and Per Capita Generation
2.5.2 Recycling Quantities

3. Assessment of Municipal Solid Waste Management Systems

4. Solid Waste Management Issues and Future Considerations
4.1 Landfills
4.1.1 Liner Requirements
4.1.2 Bioreactor Landfills
4.1.3 Postclosure Care Period
4.1.4 Final Cover Design
4.1.5 Landfill Gas
4.1.6 Items for Future Consideration - Sec. 4.1
4.2 Recycling and Waste Prevention
4.2.1 Improving Recycling in Clark County
4.2.2 Legislative Changes to Municipal Recycling Programs
4.2.3 Recycling at Public Buildings
4.2.4 Items for Future Consideration - Sec. 4.2
4.3 Importation of Solid Waste
4.3.1 Items for Future Consideration - Sec. 4.3
4.4 Special Waste Management
4.4.1 Waste Tires
4.4.2 Household Hazardous Waste
4.4.3 Medical Waste
4.4.4 Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products
4.4.5 Electronic Wastes
4.4.6 Items for Future Consideration - Sec. 4.4
4.5 Rural Solid Waste Management
4.5.1 Items for Future Consideration - Sec. 4.5
4.6 Illegal Dumping and Open Burning
4.6.1 Items for Future Consideration - Section 4.6
4.7 State and Local Funding
4.7.1 The Solid Waste Management Authorities
4.7.2 Local Government
4.7.3 Items for Future Consideration - Section 4.7

LIST OF FIGURES

1. Distribution of solid waste landfills in Nevada
2. Comparison of average daily disposal rates at Nevada landfills
3. Solid waste generation and disposal trends in Nevada
4. Municipal solid waste generated per capita for each county
5. Municipal solid waste generated per capita for each county using disposal sites equipped with scales
6. Waste importation map
7. Tire fee revenue
8. Tire fee revenue per ton of solid waste disposed

LIST OF APPENDICES

1. List of amendments to Nevada Revised Statutes and Administrative Codes concerning solid waste and recycling
2. Estimated capacities of active landfills in Nevada
3. Maps and Profiles of municipal solid waste management systems
4. Map of Solid Waste Facilities in Nevada
5. Solid Waste, Nevada Revised Statutes 444.440 - 444.645
6. Solid Waste, Nevada Administrative Code 444.570 - 444.7499
7. Recycling, Nevada Revised Statutes 444A.010 - 444A.110
8. Recycling, Nevada Administrative Code 444A.005 - 444A.655
9. U.S. EPA, 40 CFR part 258, Criteria for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills



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