Variable Disposal Fee Impact

Articles
Cuthbert, R. (1994). Variable disposal fee impact. BioCycle, May, 63-65.
Six case studies that investigate the impact of variable disposal fees upon residential waste reduction.

Only Pay for What you Throw Away

Articles
Riggle, D. (1989). Only pay for what you throw away. BioCycle, February, 39-41.

Garbage by the Pound: Ready to Roll with Weight Based Fees

Articles
Skumatz, L., Van Dusen, H. & Carton, J. (1994). Garbage by the pound: Ready to roll with weight based fees. BioCycle, November, 76-79.

Implementing Garbage User Fees in Ontario

Articles
RCO Workshop Proceedings (1996). Implementing garbage user fees in Ontario. Toronto, ON: Recycling Council of Ontario.

Increasing Waste Diversion Through the Use of Clear Garbage Bags, Webinar on Friday January 18

Forums
Jay Kassirer Ottawa December 13, 2007 10:57 AM
Webinar on Increasing Waste Diversion Through the Use of Clear Garbage Bags, Friday January 18 During the past few years a number of municipalities in the province of Nova Sc…

Compensation for Transformation

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Penny Mcbride jackson February 07, 2006 05:44 PM
Our county is attempting to find a way to compensate/incentivise local trash haulers for reducing the amount of waste that is taken to the local landfill. In the past the haulers …

Baxter Healthcare Corporation Cardiovascular Group (CVG)

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Through source reduction, recycling and composting programs, CVG has been able to reduce its disposal costs considerably. In 1989, disposal costs were determined to be $99,190 U.S…

Encouraging People at Festivals to Reduce, Recycle, and Reuse Cups

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All 7,500 souvenir cups were sold and it was estimated that visitors, took over 5,000 home. Staff also counted 500 refills. The remaining cups, collected for recycling were made…

Encouraging Bag Reuse at Shop Rite Supermarkets in New York City

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Since 1990, the bag reuse rate has increased from five million bags per year to about 8.4 million bags per year in 1998. Approximately 182 ShopRite stores now participate in the p…

Pay-As-You-Throw in Pennsylvania

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Currently, the PAYT program has been implemented in over 211 different communities in Pennsylvania. Across these municipalities, wide ranges of results have been found. The reduct…

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