Developing a household waste collection policy to accomodate alternate weekly collections

Jim Baird, John F. Crawford, Tim Reid

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    Abstract

    This paper sets out how East Ayrshire Council, a medium sized mixed/rural Scottish Unitary Authority amended and revised its household waste collection policy to accommodate alternate weekly collections for residual waste. The new service was introduced to promote and encourage maximum participation in sourceseparated household waste recycling. Before the new service was introduced, householders were able to present side waste with their wheeled bin each week.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings Waste 2008: Waste and Resource Management - a Shared Responsibility
    Pages1-7
    Number of pages7
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

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    Keywords

    • waste management
    • household waste collection
    • policy

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    Baird, J., Crawford, J. F., & Reid, T. (2008). Developing a household waste collection policy to accomodate alternate weekly collections. In Proceedings Waste 2008: Waste and Resource Management - a Shared Responsibility (pp. 1-7)