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SECTION 27-0509
Technical assistance
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 27, TITLE 5
§ 27-0509. Technical assistance.

The commissioner shall prepare and distribute to municipalities, and
may distribute to other persons, upon request, information relevant to
the source separation of solid waste. The commissioner shall provide
consultations to assist in the development of programs under this
section. Such technical assistance program shall include, but not be
limited to:

1. classification of recyclable materials;

2. techniques for home sorting of solid waste;

3. collection systems for separated materials which promote the
efficiency of resource recovery facilities;

4. use of compartmentalized sanitation vehicles to maintain collected
materials in an uncontaminated condition;

5. identification of appropriate marketing specifications and markets
to assist persons who engage in preparing recovered materials for

6. education and public information programs which include source
reduction and the relationship between solid waste and energy;

7. projections of probable changes in the waste stream due to changes
in population, industry and employment in the municipality;

8. model local law or ordinance to implement source separation; and

9. other relevant information for solid waste management.