SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT 1.0 ESTABLISHING A SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM SCORE 1.1 Planning For Successful Solid Waste Management Green Have assigned an individual to oversee the solid waste management program. Green Strategically plan and set annual goals to improve solid waste management. Yellow Have executive level commitment to achieve a successful solid waste management program. Yellow Have identified objectives and developed a plan to improve solid waste management and begun to implement the plan. Red In the process of identifying objectives and developing a plan to achieve a successful solid waste management program. 1.2 Compliance With Required Water Regulations Green Obtained certification from programs of choice such as LIVE, Salmon Safe, NOP. Yellow Begun implementing changes necessary to meet requirements for certified programs of choice. Compulsory Comply with all federal, state, and local regulations. 1.3 Monitoring, Documenting, And Protocols For Successful Solid Waste Management Green Continuously monitor amount of waste generated and use the information to determine reuse and recycle plan. Green Standard operating procedures for handling solid waste are implemented and documented. Yellow Audit and document waste generated and use the information to improve our comprehensive waste management plan. Yellow Audit costs of solid waste generated, reused, recycled, and disposal. Yellow Standard operating procedures for handling solid waste are being developed. Red Case goods inventory is tracked and disposal of obsolete or damaged product is documented. Red Contingency plans are in place to handle each possible type of spill. Red Monitor solid waste containment taking care to protect surrounding environment. Red Begun to develop a comprehensive solid waste management plan. Red Monitor and document amount of solid waste generated, reused, recycled and disposal. Red Begun auditing costs of solid waste generated, reused, recycled, and disposal. 2.0 ASSESSING THE TYPES AND QUANTITIES OF SOLID WASTE GENERATED & DISPOSED 2.1 Amount And Type Of Solid Waste Generated By Each Operation Green Waste reduction strategies are implemented for each operation. Yellow Solid waste generated per operation per year is recorded and used to develop waste reduction strategies. Yellow Have begun to implement solid waste reduction strategies in targeted operations. Red Have begun monitoring and auditing amounts of solid waste generated for each operation. Red Have identified all sources and types of solid waste generated. 2.2 Amount Of Solid Waste Generated Per Gallon Wine Produced Green Have demonstrated a 30% reduction in solid waste generated per gallon of wine produced compared to baseline. Yellow Solid waste generated per operation per year is monitored and documented. Yellow Solid waste generated per gallon wine produced is recorded and used to set solid waste reduction goals. Yellow Have demonstrated a 15% reduction in solid waste generated per gallon of wine produced compared to baseline. Red Have begun to monitor and audit the amounts of solid waste generated per gallon wine produced. 2.3 Reusing Solid Waste Green 30% of all solid waste generated is being reused. Green A percentage of empty glass bottles generated are reused. Yellow 15% of all solid waste generated is being reused. Yellow Determining options to reuse glass bottles. Red Shippers and inserts are collected and reused. Red Exploring ways to reuse solid waste items. 2.4 Recycling Solid Waste Green 30% of all solid waste generated is being recycled. Green Empty glass bottles generated are either reused or recycled. Green Collect and recycle a percentage of tartrates generated. Green 50% of bio-mass generated is converted to heat or fuel. Yellow Glass and cork collection site is made available to outside parties. Yellow 15% of all solid waste generated is being recycled. Yellow All barrels removed from program are sold for reuse. Yellow All bio-mass generated is being converted to mulch, compost, livestock feed, heat, fuel, or other high value product. Yellow Filtration aid residues are used for compost when possible. Red 5% of all solid waste generated is being recycled. Red Recycling programs implementd for glass, paper, cardboard, plastics, cork, metals, wood, and electronic waste. Red A percentage of bio-mass generated is converted to mulch, compost, livestock feed, and none transported over 100 miles. 2.5 Disposal Of Solid Waste To Landfill Green Solid waste disposed of to landfill has been reduced by 30% from base line. Yellow Solid waste disposed of to landfill has been reduced by 15% from base line. Yellow SOPs for disposal of process, analytical, and landscape chemicals to landfill are implemented. Yellow DE, bentonite, and other filter aid residues are disposed of at a DEQ certified landfill. Red Hazardous waste materials are disposed of in accordance with regulations. (see Material Handling Chapter) Red Unused chemicals are sold for use by others or disposed of through appropriate county facility. Red Process, analytical, and landscape chemical waste is known, disposed of within regulations and documented . 2.6 Solid Waste And Wastewater Systems Green Solid waste entering the wastewater system has been reduced by 30% from base line. Yellow Solid waste entering the wastewater system has been reduced by 15% from base line. Yellow SOPs for disposal of process, analytical, and landscape chemicals to wastewater system are implemented. Yellow Obsolete or damaged case goods are decanted, wine is disposed of in accordance with regulations and package recycled. Red Hazardous waste materials are disposed of in accordance with regulations. (see Material Handling Chapter) Red Pomace and lees are managed to minimize entry into wastewater system. Red Process, analytical, and landscape chemical waste is known, treated in accordance with regulations and documented . 2.7 Implications Of Waste Management On Carbon Footprint Green Lowered carbon footprint associated with solid waste generated by 40%. Yellow Lowered carbon footprint associated with solid waste generated by 20%. Red Implementing practices to lower carbon footprint associated with solid waste generated. 3.0 EMPLOYEE TRAINING AND WASTE MANAGEMENT INCENTIVES Green Standard operating procedures specific to solid waste handling and environment protection are written and implemented. Green Employees receive annual training on solid waste SOP's, and environment protection methods. Green Employees take part in planning and goal setting to improve waste management. Green Solid waste management incentives and bonuses for employees are implemented. Yellow Standard operating procedures specific to solid waste handling and environment protection are being developed. Yellow Employees are updated regularly on the state of your waste management program. Red Employees receive training on waste management and environment protection methods. 4.0 IMPROVING SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT 4.1 Establishing An Inherent System Of Continuously Improving Solid Waste Management Green Continuous improvement system is imbedded in solid waste management practices, planning and goal setting. Yellow Commitment to improving waste management is inherent part of organization from executive throughout all levels. Yellow Implementing solid waste management program with inherent continuous improvement system. Red Developing a holistic embedded framework to achieve continuous improvement in solid waste management. 4.2 Reducing, Reusing, And Recycling Solid Waste Generated Green Amount of solid waste generated has been reduced by 40% from baseline. Green Empty glass bottles generated are reused. Green Using biodegradable cellulose or plastic products - dinnerware, trash can liners, packaging etc…… Green No repacking of product is done, or if repack is done, all old package is reused. Green Clamp lifts have replaced fork lifts used for case movements to elliminate use of pallets. Green Alternative filtration methods that require little or know input aids are employed. Yellow Amount of solid waste generated has been reduced by 20% from baseline. Yellow Annual goals are set to reduce solid waste generated. Yellow Annual goals are set to increase the amount of solid waste reused and recycled. Yellow Annual goals are set to increase bio-mass conversion. Red All supplies are purchased in bulk where possible to reduce package waste. (see Purchasing chapter) Red Purchasing procedures give preferrence to environmentally friendly supplies and packaging. (see Purchasing chapter) Red Implementing alternative reuse and recycling options for solid waste generated. Red Process planning and standard operating practices embrace minimizing solid waste generated. Red Implementing bio-mass conversion practices. 4.3 Industry Cooperative Effort To Solve Waste Management Issues Green Part of cooperative effort that found solutions and improved a waste management issue(s). Yellow Actively participating in cooperative efforts to solve high impact waste management issues. Red Exploring organizations and forums seeking solutions to solid waste management issues.
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