Solid Waste Diversion Rate (Council Key Result Indicator #14)
The key to assuring a sustainable environment for future generations is an efficient and responsible means for diverting waste from landfill disposal through waste reductions and reuse education efforts, drop-off and curbside collection of recyclables, yard waste composting operations and Household Hazardous Waste management, including e-waste. This measures the rate of waste that the City is able to divert from going into landfills.
Exceed the EPA National diversion rate of 34.5%.
Olathe’s diversion rate ended Q3-18 at 38.54%, 1.46% below the target. As of September 2018, of the 49,171 tons collected, 18,951 has been diverted from landfills.
Meeting Target | Close to Target | Off Target