Natural Resources: Solid Waste

Support the philosophy that solid waste must be purposefully and systematically controlled by all levels of government.
Position In Brief: 

Support the philosophy that solid waste, from generation to ultimate disposal, must be purposefully and systematically controlled by all levels of government in order to provide efficient service, protect the environment, and achieve successful resource recovery. Support measures to forestall depletion of our natural resources and to recover nonrenewable resources.

Solid Waste

(Adopted March 1973)

LWVO supports:

  1. The philosophy that solid waste, from generation to ultimate disposal, must be purposefully and systematically controlled by all levels of government in order to provide efficient service, protect the environment, and achieve successful resource recovery.

  1. The strengthening, expansion, and enforcement of state solid waste laws. The state should encourage reclamation and volume reduction.

  1. Measures to forestall depletion of our natural resources and to recover nonrenewable resources.

  1. Financing of solid waste facilities by a variety of methods, including user fees, or a combination of fees and/or taxes with state and federal aid; the use of private capital whenever possible.

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Ohio