Presentation on theme: "PORT LINCOLN Landfill => Transfer Station Geoff R Dodd Director of Operations."— Presentation transcript:
PORT LINCOLN Landfill => Transfer Station Geoff R Dodd Director of Operations
History Site opened December 1991. Kerb side recycling commenced December 1992. Transfer station and recycling bays constructed 1996. Baler installed 1998. Two completed cells, one operating and one currently under construction. Room for two more cells but native Veg issues. Operation of site contracted out in 2003.
Site Operation - Actual Customers served at the baling shed Maximises to use of staff, ie baling in between serving customers Focus is on commercial recycling and education on separation of loads prior to arrival at site Installation of weigh bridge added complexity in part time manning of site office Recycling bays not used, too small & incorrect location
Recycling - Household Not sufficient quantity to have separate containers for different types. Mixed in with kerbside material & transported to Adelaide.
Lessons Learned Layout not perfect Separation of kerbside recycleables not efficient, the process transferred for material dropped off Concentrate efforts on industrial and commercial products – bigger bang for the effort Recycling is not commercially viable if considered alone, ie exclusive of cost to landfill