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[GreenYes] PAYT Questions

The city of Sun Valley is implementing a brand-new PAYT program, and
there are a few questions they have in doing this.

* Currently there looking at three different sized containers:
32, 68, and 95. They're looking at a price range of approximately
$16-$26 for this range of bin sizes. Does this price differential
provide enough financial incentive for people to reduce the amount of
waste that they generate and maximize recycling?

* They are also looking at a supplemental bag system and are
trying to decide between using colored bags or separate tagsat a cost of
six dollars per. Do most pay as you throw systems use bags or tags
these days?

Thanks for any advice you can throw my way.

Craig Barry

Executive Director


Environmental Resource Center <>

471 North Washington Ave

PO Box 819, Ketchum, Idaho 83340

208.726.4333 w 208.726.1531 f

208.720.5661 m

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