program includes a leadership and management skills training program that provides both 
formal and informal leadership opportunities for employees  


Innovation initiatives adopted that encourage risk-taking, and that are adequately funded and 

The KCRRRF is the only resource recovery facility in the U.S.  that has an environmental, health and 
safety, energy and security management system (EHSES-MS) that is certified to the ISO 140001, OHSAS 
18001 and National Biosolids Partnership’s EMS standards and has been certified as such by an 
independent third party since 2005.  It is also pursuing certification into the ISO 15001 and U.S Dept. of 
Energy’s Superior Energy Performance (SEP) standards by 2017. 

Established a Management System Core Team composed of senior leaders 

State environmental agency (DNREC) accepts EHSES-MS objectives and targets as the approved long 
range plan for the facility, especially as related to SRF projects. 

Performance Measures & Results  



Percentage of personnel trained on EHSES MS including annual goals: 




Performance evaluation including EHS activities: Average of 3.1 out of 5.0 



Percentage of operators licensed by DNREC: 100% 



No. of management reviews conducted by the EHSES-MS Core Team: 3/year 




Board/executive management policy created, advocating beneficial biosolids use 


Business case evaluation conducted for beneficial biosolids use program 


Marketing plan for products created 


Participation in or certification in National Biosolids Partnership or ISO programs 


Public involvement and education activities related to public acceptance and support of 
beneficial biosolids use 

Performance Measures & Results) 



Percentage of biosolids land applied as Class A: 100% 



Conservation of lime, nitrogen and phosphorous conserved: 1500 tons of lime, 17 tons nitrogen 
and 17 tons of phosphorous conserved 



Tons of carbon sequestered in the soil  




Partnerships in place with one or more community organizations, with specific name given to 
partnership and objectives for the partnership established (e.g., a formalized partnership among 
community transportation, parks, and land use organizations for the incorporation of green 
infrastructure to reduce flooding and overflows)  


Participation in projects with neighborhood groups/stakeholders to create recreational 
opportunities and community assets (e.g., parks, enhanced public space)