Prepping your residents for long weekend collection changes

Posted by Tyler Munro on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 9:31 AM

If you find yourself thinking about work over the holidays, you’re not doing it right.

Unfortunately, for too many frontline staffers in municipal solid waste, this is reality. That’s because holidays mean collection schedule changes in most communities. And when residents aren’t prepared for these changes, they turn to you. Which means, instead of enjoying a carefree long weekend filled with R&R, you’re spending time worrying about whether residents know when to bring their trash out.

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Topics: Recycle Coach Technology, Resident Outreach, curbside collection, holiday schedule changes, Community Outreach, collection changes

A notifications primer for Independence Day and Canada Day

Posted by Tyler Munro on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 9:45 AM

Two big holidays are on the horizon: Independence Day and Canada Day, which means there will probably be changes to your curbside collection schedule. That’s why we’ve prepared a little tutorial to remind you how to use Recycle Coach’s notification system. That way, your residents know exactly when to get their garbage or recycling to the curb.

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Topics: curbside collection, holiday schedule changes, garbage collection, Canada Day, Independence Day

3 ways to promote the May long weekend collection changes to residents

Posted by Recycle Coach on Thursday, April 12, 2018 8:00 AM

With the May long weekend approaching, municipalities will have to consider how to remind their residents about holiday collection schedule changes. Residents can become frustrated if they miss curbside collection dates for waste and recycling with Canada's Victoria Day on May 21st and the U.S.'s Memorial Day on May 28th.

Here's how municipal government officials can help reduce stress and create a more enjoyable holiday experience for residents:

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Topics: Memorial Day, Victoria Day, curbside collection, May long weekend, holiday schedule changes, cellphone notifications, garbage collection

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