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Solid Waste Management in Pasco County System and Facilities May 2007 1 Existing Integrated Solid Waste System Collection– Service by Private Licensed Haulers Transfer Station – Servicing east of I-75 Citizen Drop-off Center West Pasco Solid Waste Complex – 800 ac site Waste-To-Energy Facility Class I Landfill (Ash & Solid Waste Landfill) Class III Landfill (Construction & Demolition Debris) Material Recovery Facility (MRF) Recycling Program Citizen Drop-off Center Household Hazardous Waste Program County Solid Waste Facilities West Pasco East Pasco Class I Landfill Waste to West Pasco Landfill Energy (WTE) (closed to public) Class III Facility Landfill East Pasco Transfer Ridge Road Station Landfill (closed) Materials Recovery Facility County Recycling and Citizen Drop-off Areas Waste to West Pasco Energy (WTE) Class I Facility East Pasco West Pasco Landfill Class III Landfill (closed to public) Landfill West Pasco Complex Recycling / Household Hazardous Waste Center Ridge Road East Pasco Landfill Transfer Station (closed) Recycling / Materials Recovery Household Facility Hazardous Waste East Pasco Center Transfer Station Recycling / Household Hazardous Waste Centers Recycling Drop-off Area Existing Solid Waste Quantities Fiscal Year 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Processible Wastes (Combustible - Solid Waste) (In Tons) Delivered to Transfer Station 72,794 78,917 87,342 85,232 47,610 Delivered to West Pasco 258,859 256,611 266,381 236,940 270,599 Total Processible Waste 331,383 335,528 353,723 322,172 317,088 Total Combustion - Waste-to-Energy 331,383 335,528 349,020 268,512 261,437 Total By-Pass Diversion 0 0 4,703 53,660 55,651 Recycling Quantities Curbside "Blue Bag" Recycling 2,450 2,905 2,874 2,925 3,182 Other Source Separated Recyclables (MRF) 3,646 4,831 3,983 3,312 3,866 Other Recyclables - Scrap Metal - (Drop-Off) 4,191 4,224 4,204 3,992 3,773 WTE - Ferrous Metal Recovery 2,944 2,933 2,863 3,342 4,401 Total County Recyclables 13,231 14,893 13,924 13,571 15,222 Yard Wastes 6,830 13,708 14,277 14,441 3,511 Landfill Class I - Ash 89,750 96,620 97,330 93,683 90,137 Class I - Solid Waste (By-pass & others) 17,744 0 24,658 43,155 64,714 Class III (C&D) 1,791 3,212 3,495 3,909 3,743 Residential & Commercial – Collection System Service By Private Enterprise – Non Franchised Open Market. Customer – Subscribes & Pays Hauler Maximum Service Rate Set by County – currently $9.34/month for curbside residential All Haulers Licensed By County. City Collection By Own Force Or Licensed Hauler. All Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Disposed At County Waste-To-Energy/West Pasco Landfill Facility. Haulers Provide Bi-Weekly Curbside Residential Blue Bag Recycling. Commercial Service Provided by Dumpsters Furnished by Hauler MSW Haulers In Pasco County Accurate Waste Systems of Pasco County, Inc. All County Hauling, Inc. Big G Sanitation Camport Waste Systems, Inc. Central Carting Disposal, Inc. County Recycling, Inc. Parker & Sons Sanitation, Inc. Seaside Sanitation Republic Services Waste Aid System, Inc. Waste Express, Inc. Waste Services Of Florida, Inc Waste Management of Pasco East Pasco Transfer Station Transfer station accepts MSW from licensed commercial haulers and from residents Services areas east of I-75 Site contains a transfer station and a recycling/Drop-off/ household/hazardous waste center. West Pasco Solid Waste Complex 800-acre County-Owned Complex – Acquired in 1985 Resource Recovery Facility - AKA “Waste-to-Energy” (WTE) facility. Construction 1989 - In Service 1991 West Pasco Class I Landfill – Ash & Solid Waste West Pasco Class III landfills – C&D Citizen Drop-off Area for House garbage & recyclables. Household Hazardous Waste Center Yard Waste & Tire Processing Area Material Recovery Facility (MRF) West Pasco Solid Waste Complex - Resource Recovery Facility/WTE Facility West Pasco Solid Waste Complex - WTE Facility – Tipping Floor Pasco County WTE Facility West Pasco Solid Waste Complex - Resource Recovery Facility/WTE Facility County Owned – Waste-To-Energy Facility (WTE) “Recycling Solid Waste into Energy” Rated Daily Capacity – 1050 Ton-Per-Day Guaranteed Annual Throughput – 326,000 tons Current Annual Waste Delivery at 350,000 + Tons/year Energy Generated – sold to Progress Energy – annual revenue FY06 - $15 million Includes provision for expansion (350 to 600 TPD unit) WTE Facility operation & maintenance by Contract with Covanta Energy through 2011. Co-located with County-owned & operated West Pasco Class I Landfill for Ash and & By-Pass Solid Waste Disposal. West Pasco Solid Waste Complex - Class I Landfill – Ash/Solid Waste Disposal West Pasco Solid Waste Complex - Class I Landfill – Ash Cell A-3 Construction West Pasco Solid Waste Complex - Class I Landfill Active SW Cell Active Ash Cell Future Cells 200 acre footprint. 5 double lined cells developed and in use (A-1, 2, 3, SW-1, 2) “A” cells receives ash from the WTE Facility (90% Volume Reduction). SW cells receive WTE outage and bypass MSW. Remaining capacity – through 2030 + based on existing system. Remaining West Pasco Class I Landfill Capacity 4,500,000 4,000,000 Remaining Landfill Capacity (Tons) 3,500,000 3,000,000 2,500,000 2,000,000 Remaining Landfill Capacity with 1,500,000 no additional unit Remaining Capacity with 350 tons/day additional unit 1,000,000 Remaining Capacity with 600 tons/day additional unit 500,000 0 03 05 07 09 11 13 15 17 19 21 23 25 27 29 31 33 35 37 39 41 43 45 47 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 Year West Pasco Solid Waste Complex - Class III Landfill 20 acres, 4 cells (2 active), single liner. Receives C&D and Class III waste from commercial haulers, private haulers and residents. Current Utilization Rate ±4,000 tons/year. ±40 year remaining life at current rate. Most C&D Waste Processed by Private Facilities – lower tipping fee County Tipping Fee $56.70 per ton Active Private C&D Facilities in Pasco County 1. Angelos Aggregate Materials, Ltd., Dade City 2. Pasco Lakes, Inc. Landfill, Wesley Chapel 3. Coastal Landfill Disposal of Florida, LLC, Hudson 4. Florida Fiber, Inc. (Transfer Station), New Port Richey 3 1 4 2 Recycling Program Utilizes “Blue Bag System” For Residential Recycling Commingled Collection of Glass, Plastics, Aluminum and Bi-metal Cans Recycling Drop - off Centers Across County Materials Collected are Processed At County’s Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) Ferrous Metals Recovered From W-T-E Facility Ash C & D Waste Recycling By Private Enterprise On – Going Public & School Education Programs Pilot Recycling Program West Pasco Solid Waste Complex Recycling Activities - Programs Blue Bags – Processed at County Material Recovery Facility (MRF) Recycling Drop-Off Center Household Hazardous Waste Center Yard Waste Processing & Recycling Waste Tire Chipping & Recycling Ferrous Metal Recovery – WTE Facility West Pasco Solid Waste Complex - Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) Receives and processes for market: - No. 1 & No. 2 Plastics (Blue Bag curbside and dropoff locations) - Aluminum and bi-metal cans (Blue Bag curbside and dropoff locations) - Clear, brown and green glass (Blue Bag curbside and dropoff locations) - Newspaper (dropoff locations only) - Cardboard (deliveries only) Contracted management and operations by Waste Services of Florida, Inc. Contractor Cost FY06 - $30,000 for Processing & materials Citizens Recycling/Household Hazardous Waste Centers Open Daily: Mon – Sat Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Two locations: 1. East Pasco Transfer Station 2. West Pasco Solid Waste Complex Recycling Programs: - Blue Bags - MSW - Batteries - White Goods & - Electronics Scrap Metal - Cell Phones - Tires - Light Bulbs - Cooking Oil - Household Chemicals - Used Oil/Antifreeze Household Hazardous Waste - Collection Center Corrosives (pool chemicals, toilet bowl cleaners, muratic acid, cleaning chemicals) Reactives (peroxides, bleaches) Toxic (pesticides, poisons, weed killers, anti-freeze, organic chemicals, lead, mercury) Automotive Fluids Paint Products Fertilizers, Herbicides, Fumigants, Thermometers/Thermostats/Fluorescent Light Bulbs East Pasco Class I Landfill ±120 acres, 80 acres open, 40 acres closed Accepts street sweepings from east side municipalities on a quarterly basis. Closed to other uses. Maintained for catastrophic event. Long-Term Care & Maintenance by County Ridge Road Landfill 30 acres, 1 cell. Closed 1990. Long-term care and maintenance by County. Moving Forward – The Issues Solid Waste Collection & Recycling Improving Residential Collection Service Services Areas – Franchise vs. Open Market Enterprise Improve Residential Recycling Program – Blue Bag vs. Bins Cost of Collection Service – Customer Rates, Fees & Charges Solid Waste Processing & Disposal Expand WTE Facility or Landfill? Landfill at County-Owned Facility or Out-of-County Contract Facility Cost of Disposal Service – Paid by Solid Waste Assessments Thank You!