Making The Move To Alternate Week Trash Collection
Portland, Oregon rolled out its residential three-stream solid waste collection service last fall with weekly pick-up of organics and biweekly pick-up of trash. Diapers and pet waste are not allowed in the organics cart.

Biweekly garbage collection is being implemented to increase recycling and either introduce or enhance the diversion of source separated organic wastes.
Peter Gorrie
BioCycle August 2012, Vol. 53, No. 8, p. 25

 

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