PORTAGE COUNTY SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
2009 RECYCLING FACILITY/BROKER/PROCESSOR SURVEY
This survey of recycled material is being conducted by the Portage County Solid Waste Management
District as required by Ohio EPA in order to meet reporting requirements for the state-mandated
County Solid Waste Plan Update (Ohio Revised Code 3734.53 & 56).
Instructions: Please complete all of the following survey to the best of your ability. Only include solid
waste/recyclable data that is generated from within Portage County. Upon completion of this survey,
please return the survey by April 15, 2010. You may return the form by fax to 330-678-9405, save it
as a file from the website and email as an attachment to: firstname.lastname@example.org or print and mail
Portage County Solid Waste Management District
3588 Mogadore Rd.
Kent, OH 44240
Confidentiality: The Portage County Solid Waste District will use the information in this survey for
summary purposes only and to identify types of wastes that may be further reduced or recycled.
If you have any questions regarding the completion of this survey, please call Marilyn Williams at 330-
Part I – General Information
City, State, Zip:
Number of Employees: SIC Code *
Survey Completed By: Title:
Phone: Email Address **: Fax:
DISPOSAL: Channeling of waste material to destinations, such as landfills, which do not allow for
recovery of materials.
RECYCLING: The systematic collection, sorting, decontaminating and returning of waste materials to
commerce as commodities for use or exchange. Recycling also means to use, reuse, or reclaim a
*If you do not know your SIC Code please check at www.osha.gov/pls/imis/sic_manual.html
**Please note that your email address will not be sold to any company or organization. Email
addresses will only be used for follow-up purposes by the Portage County Solid Waste District.
Part 1- General Information continued:
1. What is the percentage of recyclables from Portage County accepted at your facility for residential,
commercial and industrial?
% Residential % Commercial % Industrial
2. How do you define your facility? Please check all that apply.
Recycling Broker Scrap Yard Buyback Recycling Center
Drop-Off Facility Hauler Collection Licensed Auto Salvage Dealer
3. Some companies have requested a list of Portage County Zip codes to help identify where their
material originated. Portage County Zip Codes are:
Atwater 44201 Garrettsville 44231 Ravenna 44266
Aurora 44202 Hiram 44234 Rootstown 44272
Brady Lake 44211 Kent 44240, 44242, 44243 Shalersville 44255
Charlestown 44266 Mantua 44021, 44255 Streetsboro 44260
Deerfield 44411 Nelson 44231 Wayland 44285
Diamond 44412 Randolph 44265 Windham 44288
Some communities Zip codes overlap with other counties. Care should be taken to make sure the
material you are reporting originated in Portage County. Some overlapping Zip codes are:
Lake Milton 44429 Parkman 44080 Tallmadge 44278
Mogadore 44260, 44262 Reminderville 44202
North Benton 44449 Stow 44224
Part II – Please report all Solid Waste Recycled in 2009. This data is very important. Please enter
the quantities of each type of solid waste recycled. Enter the data in tons. For data conversions
assume 2000 pounds = 1 ton and 3 cubic yards = 1 ton.
We must try to prevent double counting of materials. In 2009 did your company purchase or receive
any materials from the Portage County Solid Waste Management District? Yes No
If your answer was yes, please subtract those tonnages purchased or received from the Portage
County Solid Waste Management District before reporting your numbers on TABLE 1. If you are not
able to subtract those tonnages, please check the box below so we can recalculate your numbers
The numbers on TABLE I INCLUDE tonnages purchased or received from Portage County Solid
Waste Management District.
TABLE 1: SOLID WASTE RECYCLED IN 2009
RESIDENTIAL INDUSTRIAL TONS
TYPE OF RECYCLED MATERIAL /COMMERCIAL TONS RECYCLED
All Other Paper
Cloth & Fabrics
Wood Pallets & Packaging
Board ends and scrap
All Other Wood
Aluminum (cans & scrap)
All Other Nonferrous Metals
Steel (cans, drums, & scrap)
All Other Ferrous Metals
Composite Plastics (#7)
Plastic Pallets & Packaging
All Other Plastics
All Other Rubber
Computers / Electronics
Stone / Clay / Sand
Non-Exempt Foundry Sand / Slag
Lead Acid Batteries
All Other Batteries
Food Wastes (including napkins, coffee filters, etc.)
Litho / Photo Film
All Other Solid Waste
THANK YOU FOR COMPLETING THIS SURVEY!
PLEASE CALL US IF YOU HAVE ANY RECYCLING NEEDS 330-678-8808.
Please return your completed survey by April 15, 2010. You may fax to 330-678-9405, save it as a file
from the website and email as an attachment to: email@example.com or print and mail to:
Portage County Solid Waste District
3588 Mogadore Rd.
Kent, OH 44240
THIS FORM IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT WWW.PORTAGERECYCLES.COM