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[GreenYes] Re: doucmented increases in tonnage when converting to single stream?



Conservatree's Single Stream Best Practices report should have
something, it's at:

http://www.conservatree.com/learn/SolidWaste/bestpractices.shtml



On Dec 13, 12:07 pm, "Blair Pollock" <bpoll...@no.address> wrote:
> Hello all,
> Merry, Happy Holy, Healthy:
> We are investigating single stream curbside recycling and would like to
> know the impact on collection tonnage of converting from other systems
> - dual, source sep. etc.
> Is there any evidence about which element of conversion contributes
> most:
>
> Adding a cart/switching away from bins/bags
> Adding materials
> Increased convenience in sorting
> Other reasons that tonnage might increase from this conversion
>
> We are aware of the downsides downstream and are taking that into
> account as we talk to various MRFs
> Thanks
>
> Blair Pollock
> Solid Waste Planner
> Orange County Solid Waste Management Department
> P.O. Box 17177
> Chapel Hill, NC 27516-7177
> (919) 968-2788 or direct: (919) 968-2800 x161
> (919) 932-2900 fax
> As of January 1, any business in North Carolina that sells alcoholic
> beverages for on-premises consumption will have to have a recycling
> program. Need help? OR know a business that might need help in Orange
> County? ASK US
>
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