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  • FINAL

    INTEGRATED SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, MARYLAND

    January 2002

    Submitted to Department of Public Works

    Office of Environmental Management

    Prepared by Advanced Infrastructure Management Technologies (AIMTech)

    OAK RIDGE TENNESSEE 37831-7606

    Managed by BWXT Y-12, L.L.C.

    For the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY under contract DE-AC05-00OR22800

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS LIST OF APPENDICES........................................................................................................................ iv LIST OF FIGURES ................................................................................................................................ v LIST OF TABLES................................................................................................................................. vi 1 INTRODUCTION ....................................................................................................................................1

    2 APPLICABLE REGULATIONS AND REFERENCES..........................................................................3

    2.1 Resource Conservation and Recovery Act ................................................................................. 3 2.2 Federal Facility Compliance Act................................................................................................ 4 2.3 Pollution Prevention Act ............................................................................................................ 5 2.4 Federal Property and Administrative Services Act .................................................................... 5 2.5 Disposal Regulations .................................................................................................................. 5 2.6 Military Construction Codification Act...................................................................................... 5 2.7 Executive Orders ........................................................................................................................ 5 2.8 Affirmative Procurement Notices and Guidelines...................................................................... 7 2.9 State of Maryland Regulations ................................................................................................... 7 2.10 DOD/DA Instructions, Regulations, and Technical Bulletins.................................................... 8 2.11 Additional Sources of Information ........................................................................................... 10

    3 PURPOSE...............................................................................................................................................13

    4 PROGRAM OBJECTIVES ....................................................................................................................15

    5 BACKGROUND INFORMATION .......................................................................................................17

    5.1 Location.................................................................................................................................... 17 5.2 Land Use................................................................................................................................... 17 5.3 Mission ..................................................................................................................................... 17 5.4 Demographics........................................................................................................................... 29 5.5 Master Planning........................................................................................................................ 29 5.6 Planning Factors ....................................................................................................................... 29

    6 RESPONSIBILITIES .............................................................................................................................33

    6.1 Garrison Commander ............................................................................................................... 33 6.2 All Directors ............................................................................................................................. 33 6.3 Directorate of Public Works ..................................................................................................... 35 6.4 Environmental Management Office ......................................................................................... 35 6.5 DPW Engineering Plans and Services, Contracts Management Branch .................................. 35 6.6 DPW Engineering Plans and Services, Contracts Management Branch, Services Contract

    Section..................................................................................................................................... 36 6.7 Solid Waste Manager, Environmental Management Office .................................................... 36 6.8 Recycling Program/QRP Manager ........................................................................................... 37 6.9 Defense Reutilization and Marketing Office............................................................................ 37 6.10 DPW Operations Chief Refuse Branch .................................................................................... 38 6.11 DPW Contract Inspector........................................................................................................... 38 6.12 All Installation Organizations, Units, and Tenant Activities.................................................... 39

    7 GENERATION OF SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLABLES ..............................................................41

    7.1 Residential Waste ..................................................................................................................... 41 7.2 Commercial and Institutional Waste ........................................................................................ 42 7.3 Industrial (Non-hazardous) Waste............................................................................................ 42

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    7.4 Construction and Demolition Waste......................................................................................... 48 7.5 Yard and Wood Waste.............................................................................................................. 48 7.6 Medical Waste .......................................................................................................................... 49 7.7 Other Special Wastes................................................................................................................ 49

    7.7.1 Waste Oil ........................................................................................................................................49 7.7.2 Scrap Tires ......................................................................................................................................51 7.7.3 Batteries ..........................................................................................................................................51 7.7.4 Asbestos Containing Materials .......................................................................................................51 7.7.5 Food Processing Wastes (Including Grease Trap Wastes)..............................................................51 7.7.6 Sewage Sludge................................................................................................................................53

    7.8 Waste Generation Rates ........................................................................................................... 53 7.9 Waste Characterization Study .................................................................................................. 56

    7.9.1 Waste Characterization Study Results ............................................................................................56

    8 SOURCE REDUCTION.........................................................................................................................87

    8.1 Purchasing Programs ................................................................................................................ 87 8.1.1 Affirmative Procurement ................................................................................................................87 8.1.2 Environmentally Preferable Purchasing..........................................................................................89

    8.2 Pollution Prevention ................................................................................................................. 89 8.2.1 Process Modification or Improvement............................................................................................91 8.2.2 Improved Materials Management ...................................................................................................91 8.2.3 Recycling ........................................................................................................................................93

    8.3 Reuse ........................................................................................................................................ 93 8.4 Management Practices.............................................................................................................. 93

    9 RECYCLING PROGRAM.....................................................................................................................95

    9.1 Qualifying Recycling Program................................................................................................. 95 9.2 Funding and Financial Accounting.................