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[GreenYes] Re: Implementing two stream program and introducing a second bin in the process



Blair,

I heard Tracie Reynolds of Anne Arundel County speak on this at the
Maryland Recycler Conference in May 2006. Contact her at :

Ms. Tracie Reynolds, Recycling Coordinator
Anne Arundel County Dept of Public Works
Waste Management Division
2662 Riva Road, MS-7207
Annapolis MD 21401
(410)222-7951 email: pwren26@no.address

Also Washington, DC recently implemented Single Streamn. Talk to Bill
Easley or Russ Klein of the DC government at :

William B. Easley, Jr. Recycling Program Officer
Office of Recycling
3220 Pennsylvania Avenue, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20020
202-645-8513Direct 202-645-8245Hotline
202-645-7191 Main 202-645-8518 Fax
Email: william.easley@no.address or russell.klein@no.address

Also Montgomery County, MD made similare changes a year or so ago, the
contact there is:

Ms. Eileen Kao, Recycling Coordinator
Department of Public Works & Transportation
101 Monroe Street, Sixth Floor
Rockville MD 20850
(240)777-6400
eileen.kao@no.address

Blair Pollock wrote:
> Hi, we here in Orange Co. NC are on the cusp on introducing a second 18 gallon bin to all the 30,000 households on our urban & rural curbside recycling programs and seek the guidance and wisdom of those who have come before on how to best do this particularly regarding:
> Opt-out programs, not everyone may WANT or NEED a second bin, they can effectively bag their paper - how to manage opt outs?
> Best way to do education & outreach, we're thinking a mailer in advance, followed by the bin (with or without a brochure in it?)
> Labeling the bin: we are thinking of giving out a single 'universal' label saying "You can put all PAPER in ONE BIN and all cans n Bottles in the OTHER BIN. WE DON'T CARE which as long as you separate. Is that a good way or give two labels, one for their existing bin and one for the new one?
> Any other info you could tell us about your experience w/ implementing two stream using a second bin would help
> Thanks.
>
> Blair L. Pollock
> Orange County Solid Waste Planner
> (919) 968-2788
> (919) 932-2900 fax
> PO Box 17177
> Chapel Hill NC 27516-7177
> Only 1 in 5 plastic bottles is now recycled in Orange County.
>
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> <DIV dir=ltr><FONT face=Arial size=2>Opt-out programs, not everyone may WANT or NEED a second bin, they can effectively bag their paper - how to manage opt outs?</FONT></DIV>
> <DIV dir=ltr><FONT face=Arial size=2>Best way to do education &amp; outreach, we're thinking a mailer in advance, followed by the bin (with or without a brochure in it?)</FONT></DIV>
> <DIV dir=ltr><FONT face=Arial size=2>Labeling the bin: we are thinking of giving out a single 'universal' label saying "You can put all PAPER in ONE BIN and all cans n Bottles in the OTHER BIN. WE DON'T CARE which as long as you separate. Is that a good way or give two labels, one for their existing bin and one for the new one?</FONT></DIV>
> <DIV dir=ltr><FONT face=Arial size=2>Any other info you could tell us about your experience w/ implementing two stream using a second bin would help</FONT></DIV>
> <DIV dir=ltr><FONT face=Arial size=2>Thanks.</FONT></DIV>
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> <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>Orange County Solid Waste Planner</FONT></DIV>
> <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>(919) 968-2788</FONT></DIV>
> <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>(919) 932-2900 fax</FONT></DIV>
> <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>PO Box 17177</FONT></DIV>
> <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>Chapel Hill NC 27516-7177</FONT></DIV>
> <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>Only 1 in 5 plastic bottles is now recycled in Orange County.</FONT></DIV>
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