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Additionally, more than 90% of our maintenance staff are Certified Maintenance & Reliability 
Technicians. Safety Commitment AlexRenew has not had a lost-time workplace incident in six years and 
had zero incidents in 2015. Maintenance Efficiency Our maintenance shop is organized according to 5S 
methodology for efficiency and effectiveness. AlexRenew is conducting 5S training across the 
organization, and all employees will participate in this work. 

Performance Measure(s), Results  

Long Range Planning (LRP) More than 30 staff members, across operations and maintenance, 
engineering, and management have participated in past and ongoing LRP efforts which has maximized 
stakeholder input and endorsement. Operator Training In the last 2 years, our operators have logged 
more than 1,600 training hours. Between Q3 2015 and Q2 2016, Operations staff were trained on 21 
modules covering all main plant site and remote pump station processes.  Operators, trained by 
consultants, will become the owners of the module material moving forward and train new staff in the 
future.  

Additionally, more than 90% of our maintenance staff are Certified Maintenance & Reliability 
Technicians. Safety Commitment AlexRenew has not had a lost-time workplace incident in six years and 
had zero incidents in 2015. Maintenance Efficiency Our maintenance shop is organized according to 5S 
methodology for efficiency and effectiveness. AlexRenew is conducting 5S training across the 
organization, and all employees will participate in this work. 

 

BENEFICIAL BIOSOLIDS USE 

 

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 

 

Adequate staffing for biosolids program internally and externally (Synagro).  External contractor 
is required by contract to participate in AlexRenew’s EMS program including public outreach, 
communications, and quality management practices.   

 AlexRenew’s EMS Program, originally started in accordance with NBP EMS in 2008, has since evolved 
with the organization – and currently AlexRenew is recognized by Virginia DEQ as an E4 enterprise 
(Extraordinary Environmental Enterprise) based on their EMS. Environmental Management System in 
place which includes goals and objectives related to biosolids.  AlexRenew produces a blended biosolids 
product (George’s Old Town Blend) in coordination with Synagro, as well as land application of biosolids.   

AlexRenew has consistently produced Class A Biosolids for more than 8 years, and maintains a goal of 
100% beneficial reuse of all biosolids.  A Long Range Planning Study is currently underway to analyze and 
optimize biosolids production.  The work will consider all available, proven and emerging technologies to 
reduce biosolids production as well as generate energy and other products.  The study will be completed 
by end of Q3 2016, with phased implementation of the endorsed strategy to follow. Active participation