GRN Recycle Talk FAQ

Date: Tue Jun 30 1998 - 09:47:00 EDT

Date: Tue, 30 Jun 98 14:47 WET DST
Subject: Re: Recycling in multiple unit dwellings (Gen-Nex Engineering)

June 30, 1998

Dear Engineering firm,

Apartment building recycling common problems:

- Recyclables separation and chuting
- Recyclables storage
- Rolling bulk collection containers
- Ongoing Public education in light of turnover rates
- Volume reduction of recyclables
- The architecture of multifamily dwellings are vastly different and must have recycling systems that specifically are designed for them.
- Continuous feedback during a pilot phase before full scale implementation is highly desireable (and smart).
- Personnel issues.

You should buy: Cooperative Community Solutions for New Jersey: A Study of Community-Based Interventions As a Model for Increasing Recycling in Small Businesses and Multifamily Residences from:

Tellus Institute, 11 Arlington St., Boston, MA 02116. Authors are Julia Brody and Lori Lach.

- Research Library for RCRA

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