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Re: [greenyes] Commercial Recycling Franchising


Great resource Peter. Also, see our website http://www.gpcrc.com. Bottom of
the page directs you to a simple PDF document we put together for our
members. It¹s a bit basic, but the point is clear. You should really have
two separate contractors.

DB

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on 4/6/05 10:53 AM, Peter Anderson at anderson@no.address wrote:

> Megan from Boise asks is it is desirable for the city to extend BFI's
> existing franchise for commercial trash to include recycling.
>
> We wrote an article that was published in the June 2001 issue of MSW
> Management that analyzes the structure of the large waste companies to
> evaluate whether they can be relied upon to constructively implement
> recycling programs. You can find it on the web at:
> http://competitivewaste.org/reports/CCWRecyclingConsolidation1.PDF.
>
> In summary, we found that the economic forces operating on the waste
> industry will strongly tend to be in opposition to successful and expanding
> recycling efforts.
>
> It is important that cities consider these underlying financial pressures
> when considering franchising recycling to the major trash companies if they
> wish to achieve the diversion goals into the future.
>
>
> Peter
>
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>
>



David Biddle, Executive Director


P.O. Box 4037
Philadelphia, PA 19118
215-247-3090
215-432-8225 (mobile)
Dbiddle@no.address

<WWW.GPCRC.COM>

Read In Business magazine to learn about sustainable
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