Issuu on Google+

Panhandle Environmental Partnership August, 2012

Issue # 19

PEP Rally! Compost Refund Program either on or off-site and must demonstrate the following:

Municipal Landfills have an opportunity to participate in TCEQ’s Compost Refund Program. Participating Cities are eligible to receive a credit up to 15% of the solid waste fees collected. The credit increases to a maximum of 20% if the

City also voluntarily bans disposal of yard waste at their landfill. To obtain the refund; a City must have a Compost Authorization and an approved Compost Plan with TCEQ. The compost operation can be located

Refunds are used to lease or purchase and operate equipment necessary to compost yard waste;

Compost operations are actually performed; and

The finished compost material produced is returned to beneficial use.

Contact Elizabeth at PRPC for more information 806-372-3381.

Training 

Advanced Air Permitting / Oil and Gas Facilities Workshop September 10th & 11th—Austin Convention Center contact TCEQ

RECYCLES DAY November 15TH Texas Recycles Day is November 15th and the PEP will facilitate the 3rd Annual Electronics Recycling Event. Texas Recycles Day is also a great day to put a spotlight on your recycling operation! Now is the time to get with your schools and organize an educational tour of your facility. TCEQ has FREE posters and handouts and educational materials for your event!

Water Quality/Storm Water Seminar September 13th & 14th—Austin Convention Center contact TCEQ

TEXAS

Basic Environmental Law Training Course September 13th—Beeville Community Center contact 361-883-5743

Peppy the Recycling Prairie Dog is available for events too!


MEMORANDUM DATE:

Wednesday, July 3, 2012

TO:

PEP Regional Marketing Contract Participants

FROM:

Elizabeth Thomas, Regional Services Program Coordinator

SUBJECT:

CTRA Monthly Price Sheet

Below you will find the current market prices for June, 2012. SOW is WOW! Up 30% from last month! If your community is not recycling Sorted Office Waste, now is the time to start! Paper adds-up quickly and sells very well. SOW includes, printer paper, envelopes, manila envelopes, magizines, brochures, some newspaper, shredded paper. Banks, schools, businesses and City Hall are all great producers of SOW. The other papers and plastics held pretty steady. OCC saw a 2.63% drop for June. Give me a call when you are ready for a pick-up. Thanks for everything you do for the Panhandle! ‌elizabeth COMMODITIES Steel Cans UBC (Aluminum Cans) PET HDPE Natural HDPE Colored HDPE & PET OCC (Corrugated) * ONP (#6 News) * Deink (#8 News) SOW (High Grade) White Ledger CPO Computer Paper Mixed Paper

Feb-12 Mar-12 $ 130.00* $ 128.00

$ $ $ $

950.00 $ 300.00 $ 388.00 $ 258.00 $ scale price

994.00 340.00 420.00 310.00 scale price

$

100.00* $

105.00*

$ $ $ $ $ $

25.00* 63.00 75.00 * 200.00 * 140.00 60.00

25.00* 68.00 95.00* 200.00* 140.00 65.00

$ $ $ $ $ $

% of Change Apr-12 -1.54% $ 120.00 4.63% $ 954.00 13.33% $ 380.00 8.25% $ 480.00 20.16% $ 370.00 NA scale price 5.00% $ 105.00 0.00% $ 25.00 7.94% $ 68.00 26.67% *$ 85.00 0.00% $ 200.00 0.00% $ 140.00 8.33% $ 65.00

* * * *

% of Change May-12 -6.25% $ 130.00 -4.02% $ 954.00 11.76% $ 370.00 14.29% $ 449.00 19.35% $ 370.00 NA scale price 0.00% *$ 95.00 0.00% *$ 25.00 0.00% $ 63.00 -10.53% *$ 85.00 0.00% *$ 200.00 0.00% $ 140.00 0.00% $ 60.00

% of Change 8.33% 0.00% -2.63% -6.46% 0.00% NA -9.52% 0.00% -7.35% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% -7.69%

$ $ $ $ $

Jun-12 106.40 1,105.00 305.00 476.00 350.00 scale price

$ $ $ $ $ $ $

92.50 30.00 70.50 110.50 183.00 150.00 60.00

% of Change -18.15% 15.83% -17.57% 6.01% -5.41% NA -2.63% 20.00% 11.90% 30.00% -8.50% 7.14% 0.00%

Jul-12

12-Month Change + -94.55% -55.29% -23.28% -13.03% 2.86% NA -33.51% -56.67% -68.79% -109.05% -45.90% -60.00% -50.00%

Emboldened Commodities indicates those materials for which guaranteed floor prices have been set. Emboldened Amounts indicates that the floor prices have been reached. Direct Mill Runs are available for full loads of a single baled commodity and can be shipped at no cost to the member.

* - Represents an average of the cost range provided this month for this material + - Represents the percentage of change from the current month prices versus the prices from the same month in 2005.

The PEP Rally Newsletters and Market Reports are available on the PRPC website under the Solid Waste Program Page: www.theprpc.org


Solid Waste Newsletter - #19 August 2012