Construction Materials Recycling Center Type: capital Target: internal & community Status: new Description: To complement a green building initiative. Scrap could be recycled to eventually become MDF, particle board, etc. Improvements: Household Hazardous Waste Collection Type: citizen program Target: community Status: existing Description: Four collection events per year at the permanent HHW collection site and diversion of wastes through education and waste exchange components. Improvements: Integrate with neighborhood cleanups or Bobcat Build to allow more convenient collection. Recycling (Solid Waste) Type: citizen programs Target: community Status: existing Description: Curbside collection of recycling once a week; drop off center for multi-family and commercial. Encouraged through publications, main-outs, youth educational programs. Improvements: Begin curbside recycling for multi-family, such as a blue dumpster.
Citizen Composting Program Type: operations and maintenance Target: community Status: new Description: City could provide composting bins and education to citizens to start backyard composting. Would reduce load on landfill. Improvements:
City of San Marcos Environmental Stewardship Policy