COMMUNITY MATERIALS MANAGEMENT TOOLKITAccess reliable information and resources about how to overcome the barriers to a successful, sustainable recycling program.
Haulers & Collection
5 tips for employees and top 10 backing practices for waste haulers - SWANA
Overview, pros and cons of commercial waste franchise zones - Waste 360
Portland's plan for right-sizing your household's garbage container for curbside collection.
Benefits, Best Practices, and Examples
NRC Fact Sheet on organized hauling
Links to additional resources for organized trash and recycling collection
The City of Tucson Environmental Services Department website for their volume-based service program, where customers with existing curbside service can choose their trash container size and price.
Types of equipiment needed for collection and processing of recyclables
A manual for evaluating SS recycling in the context of whole systems, problems, solutions, best practices, and points of leverage
A collection of papers and articles comparing benefits of single stream vs. dual stream recycling. ILSR
A whitepaper analyzing the costs of waste disposal under an exclusive franchise system - Don't Waste LA
Fact sheet on organized collection from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency