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April 9 Agenda Item 7
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Attachment NameAttachment SizeAttachment Date
Size: 466K
Last Updated: 2012/4/5
Size: 224K
Last Updated: 2012/2/1
Subject:
Report on the status and performance of the recycling program and discussion of a potential new commercial recycling program.

ACTION: No action is anticipated.
Summary:
Staff will present an update on the performance of the curb side recycling program from July 2011 through February 2012. In July 2011, the Town eliminated the drop-off containers, aka "Silver Bullets", and moved to weekly curb-side residential service. Staff will present a report that will demonstrate the performance of the program during this time period. REAC members have reviewed the recycling report and issued a recommendation.

Staff will also update the Town Council on new efforts to increase commercial recycling. REAC members have reviewed the potential new program and are enthusiastic about its implementation.  

A Powerpoint presentation regarding recent updates to the current recycling program and the Committee's recommendations on operations moving forward is attached. A staff memo detailing the proposed new commercial recycling program is also attached.

 

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