Pay As You Throw

Apr 1, 2008

This article shows how Pay As You Throw (PAYT) – a fee for service that charges households based on the volume of trash they generate – can increase recycling and cut greenhouse gases emissions in an equitable and cost effective manner. PAYT provides an incentive to reduce the amount of trash generated. Gives examples of various PAYT programs such as Boulder County, CO and Fort Collins, CO.

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