10 Apr '12, 2pm

Why is it so hard to have recycling services in apartment complexes?

There are numerous challenges to setting up successful recycling programs at apartment complexes including limited space for recycling bins and local recycling programs that only accept a few materials. Photo: Alex Vietti, Earth911 It’s a common complaint from eco-minded apartment residents: Why doesn’t my complex have a recycling program? While there are a number of barriers preventing recycling at multifamily complexes, setting up a successful recycling program at your apartment building is not a lost cause. Earth911 spoke with Josh Allen, CEO of waste and recycling consulting company Global Disposal Reduction Services , about common challenges to apartment recycling and ways to overcome them. Limited space, restrictive local programs and high recycling rates “In a perfect world, there would be a trash and recycling bin at every [trash enclosure in an apartment complex],...

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