Pay-As-You-Throw Conversion Programs
We recognize that every municipality faces its own set of
challenges when it comes to effectively managing its residential
waste. Some cities may be considering upgrading its tag or sticker
program to a better, more effective trash metering program. Other
towns may be struggling with the inherent challenges of managing
cash PAYT at transfer stations. Still others may be examining ways
to make their variable rate cart program do more -and save more
No matter what program your municipality currently uses,
WasteZero's experience, supplies, and programs can easily help
upgrade it to one that reduces more waste and promotes more
Cash Conversion Programs
Cash programs – where resident pay for trash disposal at the transfer station or convenience center – are difficult to enforce and often lead to lost revenue.
Tags Conversion Programs
Tag programs (also called sticker programs) are where residents pay per tag – regardless of the size or weight of the bag – leaving little incentive to reduce trash volume.
Variable Rate Carts Conversion Programs
With variable rate cart systems, municipalities offer residents garbage carts in multiple sizes. But carts are expensive and do not encourage volume reduction.
These types of pay-as-you-throw programs come in different forms
that require different types of resources, have different cost
structures, and drive different measures of success. It is
important to understand the pros and cons of all programs because
they are not all "created equal."
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