2015 3rd Quarter Report

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OPERATIONS "Keep it Loose in the Cart" Campaign In late spring, the Town determined that recycling contamination was at a high rate of 9.8 percent. To better educate citizens about what not to throw in the recycling cart, the Town initiated a campaign that began with a 12 week survey of routes. Approximately 7 out of 10 carts were tagged with an educational cart hanger to educate residents. Did you know? The top three contaminates for recycling are: plastic bags, items in plastic bags and pizza boxes. The Cary News wrote an article about the recycling survey and the awareness campaign. The reporter did a ride-along with Town of Cary Solid Waste workers to help educate citizens about the survey. Third Quarter Waste Disposed by Method

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