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					           Board Meeting                                                                                                                                   Agenda Item 12
           January 14-15, 2003                                                                                                                               Attachment 4

Table A: Site Visit Verification Findings, Diversion Tonnage and Deductions for the City of Redwood City
                                    Material                                                               Verification
                                  Type/Program      NBY Claim                                               Findings
  Identification/Generator           Activity         (tons)              NBY Methodology                    (tons)      Verification Findings/Site Visit Methodology
                                                                                                                        Management indicated that approximately 5 - 7
                                                                                                                        bales are generated and collected each week.
                                                                                                                        Staff observed the baler and the bale size
                                                                                                                        (approximately 5’ x 3’ x 2 ½.’ ). Six bales per
                                 Cardboard                     4 bales at 700 lbs/bale for 3                            week for 52 weeks per year are recycled at 800
1 -- Supermarket                 recycling              218.40 days/week for 52weeks/year                        124.80 pounds per bale.
                                                               1 unit of plastic at 40.08 lbs/unit for 3
                                                               days/week for 52 weeks/year.                             Management indicated that approximately 15
                                                               One unit is 4' x 4' x 3' (48 cubic feet).                large garbage bags (33-gallon) filled with plastic
                                                               Using a density factor of 22.55                          grocery bags and shrink wrap are collected each
                                                               lbs/cubic yard = .835 lbs/cubic foot. 48                 day. This calculates to 22.55 lbs per cubic yard
                                 Plastic wrap                  cubic feet x .835 lbs/cubic feet = 40.08                 for 0.16 yards per 33-gallon bag at 15 bags per
                                 recycling                3.10 lbs/unit.                                           8.62 day for six days per week for a total of 8.62 tons.
                                                                                                                        Management indicated that approximately two
                                                                                                                        cardboard gaylord boxes (3' x 4' x 3') are filled
                                                                                                                        with produce, waxed cardboard and old pastries
                                                                                                                        each day for composting. Using 1,443 lbs per
                                                               80 cubic feet x two per day x 53.4                       cubic yard and 1.33 yards per gaylord box and
                                 Organics                      lbs/cubic foot x 3 days/week for 52                      two boxes per day times six days per week, the
                                 composting             666.40 weeks/year                                        598.79 recycling totals 598.79.

                                                                                                                        Management indicated that approximately one
                                                                                                                        33-gallon bucket of meat department scraps are
                                                                                                                        collected by a tallow company three times each
                                                                                                                        week. Using 57 lbs per cubic foot and 4.28
                                                                                                                        cubic feet for 32 gallons and three buckets per
                                 Tallow recycling         0.00 Identified during site visit                       19.02 week, the recycling totals 19.02 tons.
Supermarket #1 - Total                                  887.90                                                   751.23




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          Board Meeting                                                                                                                                 Agenda Item 12
          January 14-15, 2003                                                                                                                             Attachment 4
                                   Material                                                              Verification
                                 Type/Program      NBY Claim                                              Findings
 Identification/Generator           Activity         (tons)             NBY Methodology                    (tons)       Verification Findings/Site Visit Methodology
                                                                                                                       Management indicated that approximately two
                                                                                                                      bales are generated and collected three times
                                                                                                                      each week. Staff observed the baler and the
                                                                                                                      bale size (approximately 5’ x 3’ x 2 ½.’ ). Using
                                                                                                                      six bales per week for 52 weeks per year and
                                Cardboard                    2 bales/day at 700 lbs/bale x 3                          800 pounds per bale, the recycling totals 124.80
2 - Supermarket                 recycling             109.20 days/week x 52 weeks/year                         124.80 tons.

                                                                                                                      Management indicated that approximately 10 -
                                                                                                                      12 large garbage bags filled with plastic grocery
                                                                                                                      bags and shrink wrap are collected three times a
                                                                                                                      week (on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday).
                                                             ten 55-gallon bags/day x 0.1336939                       Using 22.55 pounds per cubic yard and 0.27
                                Plastic wrap                 lbs/cubic feet x 0.835 lbs/cubic feet x 3                yards per 55-gallon bag and 11 bags at three
                                recycling               4.80 days/week x 52 weeks/year                           5.27 times a week, the recycling totals 5.27 tons.
                                                                                                                      Management indicated that approximately
                                                                                                                      cardboard gaylord boxes (3' x 4' x 3') are filled
                                                                                                                      with produce, breads and pastries each day for
                                                                                                                      composting. Using 1,443 lbs per cubic yard and
                                                             150 cubit feet/day * 53.4 lbs/cubic foot                 1.33 yards per gaylord box and two boxes per
                                Organics                     * 3 days/week * 52 weeks/year = 624                      day times six days per week, the recycling totals
                                composting            624.80 tons                                              299.39 299.39 tons.

                                                                                                                      Management indicated that approximately ten 33-
                                                                                                                      gallon buckets of meat department scraps are
                                                                                                                      collected by a tallow company once every two
                                                                                                                      weeks. Using 57 pounds per cubic foot and 4.28
                                                                                                                      cubic feet per 32 gallons and 10 buckets every
                                Tallow recycling        0.00 Identified during site visit                       31.71 two weeks, the recycling totals 31.71 tons.
Supermarket #2 - Total                                738.80                                                   461.17




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            Board Meeting                                                                                                                           Agenda Item 12
            January 14-15, 2003                                                                                                                       Attachment 4
                                     Material                                                        Verification
                                   Type/Program      NBY Claim                                        Findings
  Identification/Generator            Activity         (tons)             NBY Methodology              (tons)       Verification Findings/Site Visit Methodology
                                                                                                                   Management indicated that approximately 2 - 3
                                                                                                                  bales are generated each day. Staff observed
                                                                                                                  the baler and the bale size (approximately 4’ x 3’
                                                                                                                  x 2 ½.’ ). Using 2.5 bales per day and six days
                                                                                                                  per week and 534 pounds per cubic yard and
                                  Cardboard                    24 bales/week * 700 lbs/bale * 52                  1.11 yards per bale, the recycling totals 231.27
3 - Supermarket                   recycling             436.80 weeks/year = 436.8                          231.27 tons.
                                                                                                                  Management indicated that approximately 4 - 5
                                                                                                                  large garbage bags filled with plastic grocery
                                                                                                                  bags and shrink wrap are collected each day.
                                                                                                                  Using 22.55 pounds per cubic yard and 0.16
                                                                                                                  yards per 33 gallon bag and 4.5 bags per day
                                  Plastic wrap                                                                    and six days per week, the recycling totals 2.57
                                  recycling                2.91 Four 30 gallon bags/day                      2.57 tons.

                                                                                                                  Management indicated that approximately eight
                                                                                                                  33-gallon bucket of meat department scraps are
                                                                                                                  collected by a tallow company every weeks.
                                                                                                                  Using 57 pounds per cubic foot and 4.28 cubic
                                                                                                                  feet per 32 gallons and eight buckets per week,
                                  Tallow recycling        0.00 Identified during site visit                 50.39 the recycling totals 50.39 tons.
Supermarket #3 - Total                                  439.71                                             284.23

Total - Site Visit                                     2,066.41                                          1,496.63
                                                                                                                  The County surveyed bin owners and found 88
                                                                                                                  percent of the bins are in use. Using 646
                                                                                                                  pounds per bin per year times 2,201 bins times
                                                                                                                  the 88 percent participation, the composting
Backyard composting                                     711.00 646 lbs/bin times 2201 bins                 625.70 totals 625.70.
                                                               Thrift store staff; tons reported                  County total for thrift stores was allocated to
                                                               allocated on basis of information                  each City based on population. Populations of
                                                               provided by thrift store staff. See                different cities are not similar enough to make
                                                               Section 10.                                        this a practical method. In addition, the tonnage
Thrift Stores                                           603.20                                               0.00 is based on 1999 data.



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          Board Meeting                                                                                                                          Agenda Item 12
          January 14-15, 2003                                                                                                                      Attachment 4
                                  Material                                                        Verification
                                Type/Program   NBY Claim                                           Findings
 Identification/Generator          Activity      (tons)            NBY Methodology                  (tons)       Verification Findings/Site Visit Methodology

                                                          Total tons of CRV containers for
                                                          curbside programs, drop-off centers
                                                          and buy-back centers for San Mateo
                                                          County, minus amount collected by
                                                          the hauler BFI, then the remainder is
                                                          allocated back to Redwood City based
                                                          on its population as a percent of the
CRV - Redeemed Beverage                                   County's. (19,958.7 tons - 5,204.7                    The tonnage was based upon an allocation of
Containers                                       1,576.00 tons) * 10.7 % = 1,576 tons.                     0.00 County data by population is not appropriate.

Redwood City Schools -                                                                                          City sent in correction to remove computer
Furniture salvage                                    4.20                                                  2.20 monitors from matierial salvaged.

Grand Total                                      4,960.81                                             2,124.53




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