Virginia reports 2005 recycling rates.The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ DEQ
Abbreviation for the Incoterm "Delivered Ex Quay." ) has announced that the recycling participation rate in the six cities and two counties served by the state's Southeastern Public Service Authority (SPSA SPSA Scottish Police Services Authority
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Debra Devine, SPSA recycling director, says the volume of primary recycled material rose by 2 percent, while supplementary materials rose by 11 percent and municipal solid waste “Municipal waste” redirects here. For other uses, see Municipal waste (disambiguation).
Municipal solid waste (MSW) is a waste type that includes predominantly household waste (domestic waste) with sometimes the addition of commercial wastes collected by a decreased by 8 percent statewide.
The statewide recycling rate was 32.2 percent in 2005--up from 29.8 percent in 2004. Forty-five of Virginia's 74 solid-waste management districts reported recycling rates of 25 percent or greater in 2005.
However, because of budgetary issues, in late January the SPSA announced plans to reorganize re·or·gan·ize
v. re·or·gan·ized, re·or·gan·iz·ing, re·or·gan·iz·es
To organize again or anew.
To undergo or effect changes in organization. its operations.
John Hadfield, SPSA executive director, proposed reductions in operational and personnel expenses that do not impact SPSA's core contractual services and referred certain program and operational issues to the board for consideration.
Key elements of the proposed restructuring plan included reducing certain operating budget Noun 1. operating budget - a budget for current expenses as distinct from financial transactions or permanent improvements
budget items, operating cost, operating expense, overhead - the expense of maintaining property (e.g. expenditures, outsourcing recycling programs, selling the waste-to-energy system and exploring managed competition.
"Over the years there have been new services requested by the member communities, shifts in costs from the member communities to SPSA and the addition of services to enhance environmental stewardship The integration and application of environmental values into the military mission in order to sustain readiness, improve quality of life, strengthen civil relations, and preserve valuable natural resources. . These policy and service adjustments have contributed to SPSA's operating budget increases," Hadfield says.