Oregon Statutes - Chapter 459A - Reuse and Recycling - Section 459A.025 - Commission to adopt rules regarding waste disposal and recycling.
(1) According to the requirements of ORS chapter 183, the Environmental Quality Commission shall adopt rules and guidelines necessary to carry out the provisions of ORS 459.005, 459.015, 459.035, 459.250, 459.992 (1) and (2), 459.995 and 459A.005 to 459A.665, including but not limited to:
(a) Acceptable alternative methods for providing the opportunity to recycle;
(b) Education, promotion and notice requirements, which requirements may be different for disposal sites and collection systems;
(c) Identification of the wastesheds within the state;
(d) Identification of the principal recyclable material in each wasteshed;
(e) Guidelines for local government units and other persons responsible for implementing the provisions of ORS 459.005, 459.015, 459.035, 459.250, 459.992 (1) and (2), 459.995 and 459A.005 to 459A.665;
(f) Standards for the joint submission of the recycling reports required under ORS 459A.050 (1); and
(g) Subject to prior approval of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services and a report to the Emergency Board prior to adopting the fee, the amount of an annual or permit fee or both under ORS 459.235, 459.245 and 468.065 necessary to carry out the provisions of ORS 459.005, 459.015, 459.035, 459.250, 459.992 (1) and (2), 459.995 and 459A.005 to 459A.665.
(2) In adopting rules or guidelines under this section, the commission shall consider:
(a) The policy stated in ORS 459.015.
(b) Systems and techniques available for recycling, including but not limited to existing recycling programs.
(c) Availability of markets for recyclable material.
(d) Costs of collecting, storing, transporting and marketing recyclable material.
(e) Avoided costs of disposal.
(f) Density and characteristics of the population to be served.
(g) Composition and quantity of solid waste generated and potential recyclable material found in each wasteshed. [Formerly 459.170; 1993 c.560 §77; 1995 c.79 §275; 1997 c.552 §12]Section: Previous 459A.005 459A.010 459A.015 459A.020 459A.025 459A.027 459A.029 459A.030 459A.035 459A.040 459A.045 459A.050 459A.055 459A.060 459A.065 Next
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