Monthly Archives: May 2018

Co-Collection:  A Way to Reduce Trash and Collection Costs?

On “trash day,” it’s a common sight in most neighborhoods throughout America:  First, a trash truck rolls through to collect the trash at the curb.  Sometime later, a second truck comes through, this time to collect single-stream recycling.  In some places, yet another truck might visit the neighborhood to collect food waste or other compostable…

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A Waste Reduction Guarantee for Cities

In our experience, properly-designed bag-based pay-as-you-throw (PAYT) systems reduce trash by 44%.  That does three things: Helps cities and towns cut costs Protects the environment Saves taxpayers money PAYT Works, But Not Everyone Believes It Across America the average person produces 857 lbs. of residential trash each year.  In communities that have our bag-based PAYT…

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