WasteSmart

The Resource Recovery Division, part of the Department of Transportation and Environmental Services (T&ES), has developed a strategic plan for managing the City of Alexandria’s solid waste for the next twenty years. The goal of this plan is to achieve environmental benefits, to be financially prudent, and incorporate the values of our community.

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WasteSmart: Alexandria’s 20-Year Strategic Plan to Sustainably Recover Resources


WasteSmart Strategic Plan Cover

The Resource Recovery Division has prepared a new strategic plan that will guide the City’s solid waste management for the next 20 years. On January 12, 2019, City Council unanimously voted to adopt the WasteSmart Strategic Plan.   

The WasteSmart Strategic Plan will ensure that Alexandria continues to be a good steward of its waste by both preparing for emerging environmental concerns and taking advantage of technological advances that are coming.

Read the WasteSmart Strategic Plan.



Relevant Documents


WasteSmart Strategic Plan

Letter of Support from the Environmental Policy Commission 


Technical Papers

In July 2017, the City retained an independent firm to complete a series of seven memorandums to evaluate the City’s current waste management programs and provide recommendations for future long-term management strategies. The final draft memorandums were completed in July 2018 with a series of recommendations for the City to evaluate. These technical papers were utilized in the development of the strategic plan. 


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