Convenience is king. High performing programs capture at least 400 lbs per household each year. If nearly all your homes participate in your curbside program this number could significantly increase to over 600 lbs per hh.
Programs could capture up to 40% more material by providing recycling collection to every eligible household instead of requiring those households to opt-in.
You're shooting for 75% here. More active carts = more tons.
Healthy programs keep contamination to less than 10%.
For best results, remind residents of the basics at least once/year. Annual mailers and up-to-date websites are powerful tools.
Not bad. But let’s see how we can improve.
Nice! That’s not too shabby.
Wow! Keep up the good work.
Responses to three key areas determine the overall recycling score.
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Did you know that 96% of top performing programs have single stream carts automatically provided to every eligible household? Consider providing your residents with that high level of service.
Great job! Looks like you’re using single
stream carts to recycle. However, it seems your contamination rate is a little high. Get it back in
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Great job! Looks like you’re using single stream
carts to recycle and your contamination rates are low as well. However, let’s look at how we can engage your residents.
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