Enhance Existing Programs​

​Recommendation ​Implementation Responsibility ​Recommended Timeframe
​ Develop and implement an award/recognition program that promotes awareness of business that recycle and highlights success stories.  Businesses that meet minimum recycling requirements can self-nominate for a SWALCO recognized recycling designation or status. SWALCO/Lake County, Municipalities ​1-3 years
​ Provide commercial waste generation and management data on the SWALCO website, including countywide data provided by haulers and municipal level data for municipalities with commercial franchise agreements. SWALCO 1-3 years
Promote recycling during the business licensing process or make it a requirement of licensing.  In the absence of a business licensing program, local units of government should consider alternative recycling outreach and education programs. Lake County, Municipalities ​1-3 years