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[GreenYes] Re: Thanks Everyone...if there are any more examples of using


Hi Eric et al ~
I noticed that the Montgomery County (Maryland) program used the mixed cart
ONLY for paper products - no containers. This makes lots of sense to
me.Less confusion, less contamination?

H.


At 10:34 AM 1/30/2007, Eric Lombardi wrote:
>Christine,
>
>Our experience, and I think it is also the same for others, is that the
>larger the recycling bin the more recycled materials will go into it. So,
>I would never recommend a single-stream collection program without using a
>wheeled cart that is at least 64-gallons large (if you go 96-gallon, you
>can reduce collections to every-other-week). I?m assuming that the
>materials collected will include all the standard containers as well as
>newspaper, junk mail, magazines and corrugated cardboard. We also do
>?chipboard?, the single layer cardboard like cereal boxes, and the public
>LOVES this? plus it?s a lot of material.
>
>Eric
>
>
>Eric Lombardi
>Executive Director/CEO
>Eco-Cycle Inc
>Boulder, CO. USA
>303-444-6634
>www.ecocycle.org
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: GreenYes@no.address [mailto:GreenYes@no.address] On
>Behalf Of Christine.McCoy@no.address
>Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2007 10:09 AM
>To: greenyes@no.address
>Subject: [GreenYes] Thanks Everyone...if there are any more examples of using
>
>
>curbside bins as opposed to carts for single stream, please let me
>know!! Thanks to all who supplied info already!! Much appreciated!
>
>Sincerely,
>
>Christine McCoy
>City of Alexandria
>703/519-3486 ext. 132
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