Garbage and Recycling
Responsible for the planning, design, approvals, and operation of all solid waste landfills, including leachate and gas collection systems; operation of hauled sewage waste disposal sites; operation of landfill diversion programs (tires, appliances, electronic waste, etc.) and the administration of landfill tipping fees.
Responsible for the collection of solid waste (garbage); collection of leaf & yard trimmings and Green Cart organics; collection, processing, and marketing of blue box recyclables; collection and disposal of household hazardous waste; collection of leaf & yard trimmings; provision of backyard composters and all centralized composting activities of the City and the promotion and education of all 3R's (reduce, reuse, recycling) activities.
Responsible for the management of clean-up initiatives, such as Adopt-a-Road, Adopt-a-Spot, Adopt-a-Bin, anti-litter awareness and education, Derelict Motor Vehicle Removal & Recycling Program, Annual Clean-up Blitz, School Clean Sweep Contest, Cleanest School Yard Contest and 40 Hours of Community Service for Clean-ups.