5 reasons why your recycling program isn't performing

Posted by Tyler Munro on Thursday, November 29, 2018 12:13 PM

Getting your recycling program to achieve peak performance is no small feat. If you’re already there, kudos (also, what’s your secret… seriously?).

The struggle is real. Whether you’re fighting an uphill battle against recycling apathy in your community, struggling to hit your diversion rate targets, or looking for creative ways to do more with less, there’s no shortage of hurdles stopping you from hitting your goals. Sadly, there’s a shortage of good solutions, and there’s certainly no one-size-fits-all fix.

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Topics: Community Outreach, Recycling Rate, Recycling Barriers

3 reasons why your residents aren’t recycling

Posted by Tyler Munro on Thursday, November 8, 2018 9:33 AM

If you want more residents to recycle, you need to understand what’s stopping them. Recent numbers put Canadian and American recycling rates at 27% and 34.6% respectively. Not terrible. But not great, either. Especially when you consider Germany's impressive rate of 56.1%.  

Which is to say: more of us need to recycle, and more often.

To make that happen, let’s take a quick look at the three big reasons your residents aren’t recycling.

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Topics: Recycling Rate, Recycling Barriers, Recycling Behavior

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