Planning and Analysis – Conducting a Recyclables Materials Composition Study, Talking Trash, Spring 2017

Marc J. Rogoff, Jerry Moore, Stacey Demers, Josh DeGayner and Katherine Hinojosa take a multi-disciplinary look at how conducting a recyclables composition study, as part of initial contract negotiations or at regular intervals during the contract term has a big impact on program success.
The following article describes the results of a recent recyclables composition study conducted for the City of Pensacola during contract negotiations to deliver its residential, single-stream recyclables to a new MRF.