As previously stated, the success of any used oil collection program rests on the combination of:
- Ample and convenient collection opportunities.
- Public awareness of these opportunities.
To meet these needs, successful grantees build their programs around the following seven activities.
|Program Activities||Exceeds Expectations:|
|At-home-mechanic oil & filter collection||> 150% of regional average||33-150% of regional average||< 33% of regional average|
|Oil Collection Opportunities |
(Minimum is presence of a curbside program, or 1 certified collection center (CCC) for every 100,000 people)
One CCC or more for every 10,000 people.
At least two of the following collection types:
May have collection programs for agricultural oil, marinas, or airports.
|One CCC for every 10,001 to 100,000 people.|
At least one of the following collection types:
|Less than minimum number of CCCs (1 per 100,000 people).|
Minimal or no residential collection program.
No HHW facilities or 1-day events.
|Oil Filter Collection Opportunities||Filter collection through three or more collection types (e.g., CCCs, noncertified centers, HHW facilities, curbside).||Filter collection through at least one or two collection types.||No filter collection program.|
|Public Education & Outreach||All publicity & education targeted to likely DIYers or school-age students.|
Uses variety of outreach methods, including Community-Based Social Marketing (CBSM) where appropriate.
Premiums distributed after survey or pledge card signed and premiums act as prompts that DIYers use during or soon after oil change.
publicity & education closely targeted to likely DIYers or school-age
Uses variety of outreach methods.
|Publicity & education may be minimal or
not closely targeted to likely DIYers.|
Premiums distributed indiscriminately.
|Self-Evaluation of Program||Evaluates program twice per year and changes made accordingly.||Evaluates program annually and changes made accordingly.||No self-evaluation.|
|Site Visits to Certified Collection
Minimum is 1 CCC visit for every 100,000 people
|Annual visits (or more frequent) to 75% or more CCCs. Two visits per center per year is ideal.||Annual visits at least the minimum number of CCCs, up to 74% of all CCCs visited.||Fewer than minimum required.|
|Adherence to CalRecycle Reporting Requirements||Reports consistently complete and on time; detailed reporting.||Reports generally complete and on time.||Reports consistently incomplete or late.|