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Solid Waste Management

Solid Waste Policy Discussion Guide

This guide from Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) encourages waste management planning within the Kansas City region. It emphasizes the necessity of regional cooperation, landfill capacity, waste diversion and minimization, and local government action to improve waste management services and encourage responsible waste disposal.

Missouri Solid Waste Management Plan

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Solid Waste Management Program outlines objectives and strategies to assist Missourians in managing solid waste through disposal methods that are protective of both human and environmental health.

Kansas County Solid Waste Management Responsibilities

This brief guide from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment addresses some of the most useful strategies for solid waste management. Additionally it defines and provides examples of seven different types of solid waste and how to best dispose of those types.

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