CFP Action Plan - Waste

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Recycled plastic lumber boardwalk





Reduce park operations'

waste emissions to 10

percent below 2007

levels by 2020.

Completed and Ongoing Actions

  • Donate or recycle used computers and electronics.
  • Use almost all green and non-toxic janitorial products.
  • Discontinued landscape watering and fertilizing at the park.
  • Installed water bottle filling stations at all six beach and visitor center facility locations.
  • Implemented a construction waste management plan and job site recycling policy.
  • Recycled 1500 tons of concrete and asphalt (equaling 99.42% of waste diverted from landfills) when replacing Herring Cove Beach bathhouse.

Planned Actions

  • Engage staff to reduce, recycle, and manage waste at work.
  • Continue to increase the recycled content of purchased materials.
  • Maximize web-based communications to reduce use of paper and printing, including digital record-keeping system.
  • Continue to establish a comprehensive recycling outreach campaign aimed at park visitors, including increased signage and recycling visibility.
  • Initiate composting options and more water bottle filling stations at facilities where appropriate.

Last updated: February 3, 2020

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