Zender Environmental Health & Research Group is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
Carrying Out a Waste Characterization in Your Community
The following documents were developed by Zender Environmental and funded by the Institute of Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP), Northern Arizona University in 2005.
Counting Your Community’s Household Trash
Instruction Form for Households: Draft – change the information to fit your waste study
Waste Data Sheet (pdf)
Waste Data Sheet (excel)
Waste Weight Conversion Sheet
Business Waste Survey – General Businesses
Business Waste Survey – School
Business Waste Survey – Post Office
Counting Your Community’s Trash (2-page overview)
Alternate Auto-graph and calculation sheet for waste characterization (presented at ATCEM 07)
Kalskag Solid Waste Characterization Study Report, Prepared by: Daniel Lung, UAF Cooperative Extension Service
Auto waste chart shown in Zender Trainings