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Planning – ANTHC’s/ANHB’s Integrated Waste Management Planning Guide

Rural Alaska Integrated Waste Management Reference Manual & Planning Resource Guide

Prepared by Alaska Native Health Board & Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium with funding from the US Environmental Protection Agency

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Table of Contents

Part 1 – Overview of How to Use the Guide

Part 2 – Introduction to the Workbooks

Workbook 1 – Getting Ready to Plan – Organizing to Plan, Getting Community Members Involved & Creating a Public Involvement Process

Workbook 2 – Seeking Visions – Creating a Community Vision, Setting Community Goals and Objectives & Identifying Community Needs

Workbook 3 – Collecting Information – Getting to Know your Community, Understanding your Community’s Existing Waste Management System and Practices & Analyzing your Community’s Wastestream

Workbook 4 – Considering your Choices – Evaluating and Comparing Solid Waste Management Methods and Identifying Alternatives for your Community

Workbook 5 – Choosing the Best Alternative – Comparing Solid Waste Management Options & Selecting an Integrated Approach to Managing Solid Waste in your Community

Workbook 6 – Writing a Plan – Considering your Choices – Exploring and Evaluating Solid Waste Management Methods and Identifying Alternatives for your Community

Appendix 1 – Acronyms/Definitions

Appendix 2 – Public Education and Community Outreach

Appendix 3 – Household Hazardous Waste Guide

Appendix 4 – Waste Management Alternatives

Appendix 5 – Open Dump and Landfill Issues

Appendix 6 – Funding your SWM Program

Appendix 7 – Preparing Grant Proposals

Appendix 8 – Developing Codes, Laws & Regulations