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RE: [greenyes] Commercial Recycling Ordinance
Att: Rose 

Attached please find the Solid Waste Mandatory
Commercial Recycling Ordinance from Alachua County,
Florida.  Hope this helps.  Trying to do the same
where I am.

Bette


--- Katherine.Murray@no.address wrote:
> The City of AUstin has a commercial recycling
> ordinance, however businesses
> contract for recycling services with private
> companies.  For guidelines go
> to:  http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/sws/recyclerules.htm
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rose Niemi
> [mailto:Rose@no.address]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 15, 2003 11:21 AM
> To: greenyes@no.address
> Subject: [greenyes] Commercial Recycling Ordinance
> 
> 
> 
> 
> The city of Visalia ( California ) is implementing a
> fee for commercial
> recycling, a free service since 1995. The recycling
> fees are less than the
> garbage fees. Not surprisingly, I am encountering a
> fair amount of
> resistance as I contact the 500 accounts. However, I
> am finding that many
> establishments did not reduce their garbage service
> levels after I placed
> the recycling bin. So, in many instances I am able
> to demonstrate an overall
> cost savings.
> 
> However, at some locations the resistance is
> massive. The city council is
> open to the possibility of passing a commercial
> recycling ordinance. Do you
> know of any cities that have these, and could you
> refer me to a copy of the
> ordinance?
> 
> Thanks in advance for your time and shared
> knowledge.
> 
> Take care,
> 
> Rose
> 
> 
> Rose Niemi
> Recycling Coordinator
> Sunset Waste Paper
> 559-739-1595
> 1707 East Goshen Avenue
> Visalia CA 93292
> 
> 
> 
>



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