State Agency Waste Management Annual Report for


California Department of Transportation, District 5 (361)
2006 - Annual Report

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Part I
State Agency Name:   California Department of Transportation, District 5
Address:   50 Higuera Street San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Director:   Jackie Parker
Title:   Deputy Director Resource Management
Recycling Coordinator:   Vince Zorn
Address:   ,
Work Phone:   Ext: 0
Fax Number:  
Email Address:  
Total Employees:   723
Total Visitors, inmates, etc :   5,892
 
Part II
VerifiedDistrict Office-San Luis Obispo
50 Higuera Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Number of Employees: 151 
Tony Bessermin
50 Higuera Street  San Luis Obispo, CA  93401
Phone: (805) 549-3119 Ext: 0
Fax:  (805) 549-3639
Email: Tony_Bessermin@dot.ca.gov
VerifiedRight of Way Building
3232 S. Higuera Street, Suite 200
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403
Number of Employees: 30 
Tony Bessermin
50 Higuera Street  San Luis Obispo, CA  93401
Phone: (805) 549-3119 Ext: 0
Fax:  (805) 549-3639
Email: Tony_Bessermin@dot.ca.gov
VerifiedAtoll Building
1150 Laurel Lane
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Number of Employees: 237 
Tony Bessermin
50 Higuera Street  San Luis Obispo, CA  93401
Phone: (805) 549-3119 Ext: 0
Fax:  (805) 549-3639
Email: Tony_Bessermin@dot.ca.gov
VerifiedBuellton Maintenance Station
721 Jonata Park Road
Buellton, CA 93427
Number of Employees: 11 
Tony Bessermin
50 Higuera Street  San Luis Obispo, CA  93401
Phone: (805) 549-3119 Ext: 0
Fax:  (805) 549-3639
Email: Tony_Bessermin@dot.ca.gov
VerifiedCambria Maintenance Station
3130 Highway 46
Cambria, CA 93428
Number of Employees: 8 
Tony Bessermin
50 Higuera Street  San Luis Obispo, CA  93401
Phone: (805) 549-3119 Ext: 0
Fax:  (805) 549-3639
Email: Tony_Bessermin@dot.ca.gov
VerifiedShop 05
66 Madonna Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Number of Employees: 19 
Tony Bessermin
50 Higuera Street  San Luis Obispo, CA  93401
Phone: (805) 549-3119 Ext: 0
Fax:  (805) 549-3639
Email: Tony_Bessermin@dot.ca.gov
VerifiedHollister Maintenance Station
771 N. Chappell Road
Hollister, CA 95023
Number of Employees: 15 
Tony Bessermin
50 Higuera Street  San Luis Obispo, CA  93401
Phone: (805) 549-3119 Ext: 0
Fax:  (805) 549-3639
Email: Tony_Bessermin@dot.ca.gov
VerifiedMonterey Maintenance Station
2111 Garden Road
Monterey, CA 93940
Number of Employees: 17 
Tony Bessermin
50 Higuera Street  San Luis Obispo, CA  93401
Phone: (805) 549-3119 Ext: 0
Fax:  (805) 549-3639
Email: Tony_Bessermin@dot.ca.gov
VerifiedSalinas Maintenance Station
850 Elvee Drive
Salinas, CA 93901
Number of Employees: 37 
Tony Bessermin
50 Higuera Street  San Luis Obispo, CA  93401
Phone: (805) 549-3119 Ext: 0
Fax:  (805) 549-3639
Email: Tony_Bessermin@dot.ca.gov
VerifiedSan Luis Obispo Maintenance Station
50 Higuera Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Number of Employees: 55 
Tony Bessermin
50 Higuera Street  San Luis Obispo, CA  93401
Phone: (805) 549-3119 Ext: 0
Fax:  (805) 549-3639
Email: Tony_Bessermin@dot.ca.gov
VerifiedSanta Barbara Maintenance Station
3999 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Number of Employees: 48 
Tony Bessermin
50 Higuera Street  San Luis Obispo, CA  93401
Phone: (805) 549-3119 Ext: 0
Fax:  (805) 549-3639
Email: Tony_Bessermin@dot.ca.gov
VerifiedSanta Cruz Maintenance Station
195 Capitola Road Extension
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Number of Employees: 33 
Tony Bessermin
50 Higuera Street  San Luis Obispo, CA  93401
Phone: (805) 549-3119 Ext: 0
Fax:  (805) 549-3639
Email: Tony_Bessermin@dot.ca.gov
VerifiedSanta Maria Maintenance Station
2201 S. Thornburg
Santa Maria, CA 93455
Number of Employees: 19 
Tony Bessermin
50 Higuera Street  San Luis Obispo, CA  93401
Phone: (805) 549-3119 Ext: 0
Fax:  (805) 549-3639
Email: Tony_Bessermin@dot.ca.gov
VerifiedTempleton Maintenance Station
640 N. Main
Templeton, CA 93465
Number of Employees: 22 
Tony Bessermin
50 Higuera Street  San Luis Obispo, CA  93401
Phone: (805) 549-3119 Ext: 0
Fax:  (805) 549-3639
Email: Tony_Bessermin@dot.ca.gov
VerifiedWillow Springs Maintenance Station
Higway 1, 1/4 mile North of Gorda
Big Sur, CA 93920
Number of Employees: 13 
Tony Bessermin
50 Higuera Street  San Luis Obispo, CA  93401
Phone: (805) 549-3119 Ext: 0
Fax:  (805) 549-3639
Email: tony_bessermin@dot.ca.gov
VerifiedKing City Maintenance Yard
850 South First Street
King City, CA 93930
Number of Employees: 8 
Tony Bessermin
50 Higuera Street  San Luis Obispo, CA  93401
Phone: (805) 549-3119 Ext: 0
Fax:  (805) 549-3639
Email: Tony_Bessermin@dot.ca.gov
Total Employees: 723

 

Part III Section 1
Summary of program information entered to date.
Diversion Calculations
 ProgramExistingPlanned/
Expanding
Tons   
 Business Source Reduction  1.800  
 Material Exchange  10.000  
 Salvage Yards  46.550  
 Beverage Containers  2.600  
 Cardboard  11.000  
 Glass  0.010  
 Newspaper  2.000  
 Office Paper (white)  1.000  
 Office Paper (mixed)  1.000  
 Plastics  0.210  
 Special Collection Events  0.600  
 Scrap Metal  106.000  
 Concrete/asphalt/rubble (C&D)  15,063.310  
 MRF  173.780  
 
Total Tonnage Diverted

15,419.860 
 Total Tonnage Disposed3,283.390 
 
Total Tonnage Generated

18,703.250 
 Overall Diversion Percentage
(Tonnage Diverted / Tonnage Generated)
82.4% 
 
Hazardous Materials (Programs not included in calculations)
 ProgramExistingPlanned/
Expanding
Tons   
 Electronic Waste  (8.970)  
 Batteries  (0.457)  
 Other Hazardous Waste  (0.040)  
 

 

Part III Section 2

This section of the annual report presents the methods in which your agency informed both employees and customers served that a recycling program was being implemented. Below are identified the programs you reported were continued or implemented during 2006.

 1.  Seminars
 2.  Workshops
 
Part III Section 3
Procurement Activities Implemented in 2006

This section of the annual report presents your compliance with the State Agency Buy Recycled Campaign (SABRC). The activities identified below were reported as implemented or continued during 2006. (Note: Completing this section does not meet the SABRC reporting requirements (PCC Section 12162(b)).

1. Department-Wide Recycled-Content Procurement (RCP) Policy
2. Department-Wide Automated Procurement Tracking System
3. Requiring Recycled- Content Product Certification for All Purchases
4. Annual Submittal of SABRC Report
5. Staff Recycled-Content Procurement Training
6. Proactively Working With RCP Suppliers
 
Part IV
 1. Is the mission statement of the State agency/large State facility the same as reported in the previous year?
Yes

If No, what is the new mission statement?

 2. How has the waste stream (i.e. those materials disposed in landfills) changed since the Integrated Waste Management Plan was submitted? (Changes include kinds and quantities of materials disposed in landfills.)

Diversion of recycled materials to(MRF)materials recovery facility. Atoll 30.90/tons & District office complex 18.70/tons of commingled recycle materials for a total of 49.60/tons from blue recycled bins. Tonnage determined by receipts: 46.55/tons of metal to salvage yard. DGS STD152 property survey report was used to determine 7.1/tons electronic waste.

 3. Summarize what waste diversion programs were continued or newly implemented during the report year.

We have continued at past levels of waste diversion, in recycling, and occasional procurement of recycled products. We have included green building requirements in some of our new service contracts and capital improvements.

Waste diversion programs were documented by actual receipts from service contracts district wide. Disposal Figures were taken from contract invoices on Trams & SCATS.

We purchased a black plastic and blue plastic recycling bins for collection in office hallways. Waste evaluations and phone surveys were conducted with staff from service contractors & invoices. Property re-utilization: we continue to reuse conventional furniture in our construction RE offices, and reconfigure existing modular furniture in our district office complex. Online forms continue at our district 5 website for repairs, carpool requests, access control, and key issue.

 4. How were the tonnages determined for the materials disposed and diverted? (e.g. waste assessments, per capita generation and extrapolation, actual disposal weights, or actual recycling weights)

Tonnages were determined by: 15,063.31/tons diverted by weights on CEM-4401 solid waste disposal and recycling reports. 3,283.39/tons trash disposal determined from service contracts: 05A:0772;0898;0901;0922;0923;0925;0928;0932;0937;0946;0979;1002;1004;1051. Also three Adm3015`s contracts under $5,000. 46.55/tons Salvage Yard METAL was determined by weights on receipts from five different salvage companies. 7.1/tons of Electronic waste was determined from STD152 property survey reports. 0.21/tons of beverage containers taken from scholarship fund purchase receipts. 1.8/tons of Business source reduction taken from recycled printer/toner cartridges; paper towel orders; and recycled storage box inventory.

 5. What types of activities are included in each of the reported programs? (The following link of category definitions may assist you in answering this question.)

49.60/tons of recycling materials from our district office complex, are taken a Materials Recovery Facility.

 6. Has the State agency/large State facility adopted or changed its waste reduction policy?
No

If Yes, what is the new waste reduction policy?

 7. What resources (staff and/or funds) did the State agency/large State facility commit toward implementing its Integrated Waste Management Plan during the report year to help meet the waste diversion goals?

We continue to track disposal and diversion information using Administration staff.