RCAP's Solid Waste Toolkit
Resources to enhance your Solid Waste District or program. CONTACT RCAP for onsite technical assistance.
Download a book containing the basics of composting at your home.
Learn the basics of setting up and maintaining a home composting system.
Application methods to get the most value from your compost.
How does composting work?
Why is compost so valuable?
What combinations of green and brown materials create the best product?
Do-It-Yourself compost bins that you can make and afford.
What to do when it doesn't go right.
A powerpoint to help teach management of your yard wastes.
Does it matter where you place your compost?
How worms can help improve your compost.
What are the natural factors that influence your compost success?
Teaching composting - Powerpoint
Reduce is the first of the 3R's - Reduce, reuse, recycle. How can you reduce your yard waste?
How to handle wood wastes in the compost program. Powerpoint presentation
When composting goes beyond the backyard to the community level..... Powerpoint Presentation
How to apply compost from a large scale operation. Powerpoint presentation.
How to bid composting and chipping services. Powerpoint presentation.
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What can I compost? What can't I compost?
For new and seasoned Solid Waste Districts that need advice on a new project, experienced directors are at your service.
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OF DISASTER DEBRIS PLANNING
Every community needs an emergency disaster debris plan. This template helps you create a plan so you are prepared if disaster strikes. Support from Indiana Department of Homeland Security.
INDIANA CODE - SOLID WASTE DISTRICTS
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM
The Association of Indiana Solid Waste Management Districts and IDEM have created a comprehensive and ready-to-use curriculum including core standards for Grades K-6. With help from the Solid Waste Educators in your district this program can be presented in classrooms across the state. Go to AISWMD.org to view the curriculum.
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