AG – 02 – 1-Animal By-Product Waste, Disposal of

WHEREAS certain animal byproducts are no longer utilized in animal feed and no longer have an economic value; and

WHEREAS Western Slope processors do not have the ability to dispose of this waste; and

WHEREAS counties must now handle this waste through their local landfills and face stringent requirements when dealing with liquid waste; and

WHEREAS  the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, County Landfill Coordinators and Western Slope processors have worked together to find solutions to this waste disposal issue;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that CLUB 20 supports appropriate measures and flexibility by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment to allow counties and landfills to continue to accept and dispose of all processing waste (non-marketable animal byproducts) from local packing processors in western Colorado.

 

Adopted 3/8/02

Amended 9/7/07

Amended 9/7/2013

Amended 7/26/18