Clean and Green Communities: Rumpke’s Community Newsletter

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Automated Service Benefits Neighborhoods
Many communities have adopted cart programs where each resident is provided a standardized cart that is collected by an automated style truck.

Benefits of Automated Service
Safer and cleaner service to communities; and
Improved safety for drivers and residents alike; and
Uniform containers and eliminates trash bags at the curb; and
More efficient collection of trash and recycling.

Cart Placement Guidelines
1. Face the opening toward the street with the wheels and handle pointing away from the street.
2. Place 3 ft. max from the street.
3. Allow 3 ft. of space between the cart and other objects (mailboxes, cars, trees, and other carts).

Learn more about recycling here.




Waste & Recycling Audit

download (1)Waste & Recycling Audit

Rumpke works with businesses to perform waste and recycling audits, which involves closely reviewing a work location’s overall waste stream to identify materials that can be recycled. This is the starting point for developing a successful and cost-effective recycling program.

Rumpke will visually inspect and detail the types and volumes of trash. This analysis will provide information for Rumpke to design a comprehensive recycling program customized to meet your company’s needs.

If you’re already recycling, an audit may help identify additional ways to recycle more materials.

Benefits of a Waste & Recycling Audit

  • Identify and provide a breakdown of all materials currently generated.
  • Determine which items can be recycled.
  • Review options for recycling rather than landfilling.
  • Compare the cost of landfilling to the cost of implementing a recycling program.