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Tons Recycled and Disposed Detailed Description 2005 Baseline 2010 2015 2016 2017 Target
Material Recycled Recycling tons received, processed, & brokered; consisting of ONP, OCC, ferrous & non-ferrous metals, PET, HDPE, LDPE 468,423 580,655 739,081 769,626 776,972
Organic Material Recycled Organic recycling tons processed or directly land applied for beneficial use of nutrient and carbon value 215,679 310,934 477,611 419,458 430,186
TOTAL TONS RECYCLED 684,102 891,589 1,216,692 1,189,084 1,207,158 1 Million tons/year recycled
Municipal Solid Waste Disposal Includes waste from residential, commercial, or institutional generators. Institutions include schools and hospitals 1,633,161 1,776,096 2,113,825 2,079,214 2,061,069
Industrial & Construction Waste Disposal Includes materials such as ash, sludge, construction & demolition debris, contaminated soils, and industrial wastes 1,271,429 1,464,007 1,683,894 1,811,314 1,898,471
Material Disposed in Landfill with LFGTE Solid waste tons disposed of in Casella landfills with energy recovery (Landfill Gas to Energy) 930,516 1,701,517 2,197,825 2,147,208 2,256,208
Material Disposed in Landfill without LFGTE Solid waste tons disposed of in Casella landfills without energy recovery 1,750,237 1,546,222 1,599,894 1,743,320 1,703,332
Material Combusted in Waste to Energy Solid waste tons disposed of in the Casella WTE facility, after processing 209,156 200,778 - - -
TOTAL TONS DISPOSED 2,889,909 3,448,517 3,797,719 3,890,528 3,959,540
Disposal in Facilities with Energy Recovery Tons disposed of in landfills with energy recovery, as a % of all tons disposed 39% 60% 58% 55% 57% 100% to LFGTE Landfills
MSW Recycling/Diversion Rate Material recycled, divided by the sum of material recycled and MSW disposed 22% 25% 26% 27% 27%
OVERALL RECYCLING/DIVERSION RATE Total tons recycled (material recycled plus organic material recycled), divided by the sum of all tons recycled and disposed 19% 21% 24% 23% 23%
Energy Produced and Sold Detailed Description 2005 Baseline 2010 2015 2016 2017 Target
Energy Produced from Waste Combustion Megawatt hours produced and sold at Maine Energy 159,913 121,591 - - -
Energy Produced from Landfill Gas and Biogas Megawatt hours produced and sold at Casella owned/operated LFGTE and AD facilities - 98,651 85,512 90,393 83,346
TOTAL ENERGY PRODUCED BY CASELLA (MWH) 159,913 220,242 85,512 90,393 83,346
Total Energy Produced by Casella + Partners (MWH) Megawatt hours produced and sold at Casella owned/operated facilities and partner LFGTE plants (Ontario & Coventry) 202,555 202,209 203,847
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Detailed Description 2005 Baseline 2010 2015 2016 2017 Target
Landfill GHG Emissions (metric tons CO2e) Total landfill GHG emissions calculated using EPA Part 98 methods (note: prior reports used EPA Climate Leaders Protocol) 743,676 567,669 517,691 519,807
Facility and Fleet GHG Emissions (mtCO2e) Total GHG emissions calcluated using EPA Climate Leaders Protocol; includes direct emissions from on-site and fleet fuel combustion and indirect emissions from electricity purchases 198,705 78,309 77,611 77,625
TOTAL SCOPE 1 & 2 GHG EMISSIONS 942,380 645,978 595,302 597,431
TOTAL SCOPE 1 & 2 GHG EMISSIONS PER TON (KG/T) Total GHG emissions divided by total tons recycled & disposed 217 129 117 116 Continuous improvement
Greenhouse Gas Benefits Detailed Description 2005 Baseline 2010 2015 2016 2017 Target
Estimated GHG Benefit of Recycling (metric tons CO2e) Together with our customers, we recycle hundreds of thousands of tons per year. This recycling has a GHG benefit, which we've estimated here using the EPA WARM model. We do not take credit for these benefits in our own corporate carbon footprint. 1,640,000 2,090,000 2,180.000 2,200,000
Estimated GHG Benefit of Electricity Production (metric tons CO2e) The electricity produced in our power plants creates a GHG benefit, which we've estimated here using the New England eGRID 2010 emission factors. We do not take credit for these benefits in our own corporate carbon footprint. 73,000 28,000 30,000 28,000
Energy Consumption Detailed Description 2005 Baseline 2010 2015 2016 2017 Target
Electrical Energy Consumption (MWh) Megawatt hours consumed in buildings and facilities 42,955 17,842 21,651 21,972 25,762 Reduce energy intensity
Natural Gas Consumption (stationary, therms) Therms of natural gas consumed in buildings and facilities 141,305 580,072 104,689 96,844 86,167
Fleet Diesel Consumption (gallons) Gallons of diesel consumed by vehicle fleet 5,760,043 5,701,828 6,201,912 6,150,623 6,087,662 Reduce fuel intensity
Other Environmental Indicators Detailed Description 2005 Baseline 2010 2015 2016 2017 Target
Environmental Compliance Enforcement Actions Number of environmental compliance enforcement actions per facility (e.g., 5 enforcement actions div by 100 facilities = 0.05) 0.05 0.09 0.24 0.14 0.03 Continuous improvement
Petroleum Releases Petroleum spills that meet the criteria of being state or federal reportable n/a 81 108 n/a 70 Continuous improvement
Employee Engagement Detailed Description 2005 Baseline 2010 2015 2016 2017 Target
Employee Retention Rate Percent of all full-time employees who remain with our company annually 70% 85% 72% 75% 75% Continuous improvement
401(k) Participation Rate Percent of all eligible employees participating in the company's 401(k) plan n/a 43% 69% 70% 71% Continuous improvement
Stock Purchase Plan Participation Percent of all eligible employees participating in the company's stock purchase plan n/a 5% 6% 9% 8% Continuous improvement
Health & Safety Detailed Description 2005 Baseline 2010 2015 2016 2017 Target
Total Automotive Accidents Total number of fleet claims determined to be preventable 258 266 396 323 357 Continuous improvement
Total Employee Injuries Total number of workers compensation claims determined to be preventable 321 173 189 176 206 Continuous improvement
DART Rate Days away from work, restricted activity, or transferred to another job due to an on-the-job injury; this number represents the # of occurrences per 200,000 hours worked 1.67 1.76 1.46 4.6 4.8 Continuous improvement
Worker's Compensation MOD Rate Our Workers Compensation MOD Rate adjusts the cost of our insurance based on our number of OSHA recordable events relative to others in our industry. At a MOD rate of 1.0, a company pays industry average insurance costs because they perform at industry average, as set by the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI). Rates below 1.0 indicate that the company's performance is better than average, justifying lower than average insurance costs. 0.97 0.74 0.75 0.73 Continuous improvement
Community Engagements Detailed Description 2005 Baseline 2010 2015 2016 2017 Target
Charitable Contributions Charitable cash donations (this figure does not include in-kind services) 450,924 303,267 79,701 104,553 70,384
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