SWANA Report Analyzes Residential Yard Waste Collection

August 15, 2018

Via: Waste360

A new report issued by the Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) Applied Research Foundation (ARF) documents the collection of yard waste, analyzing schedules, processes and costs, while looking for opportunities to improve efficiency and mitigate risks.

The report, “Service Options for the Curbside Collection of Residential Yard Waste,” used the city of Charlotte, N.C., as a model to provide an analysis of the city’s current program and explore new yard waste collection options such as automated collection, reducing collection frequency on a seasonal or annual basis and requiring the use of compostable bags.

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