Reduce Condo Trash Collection Costs with a Recycling Program

February 26, 2010
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Communities that have successfully engaged members in recycling often find savings in their waste management costs. In San Diego, for example, the average cost of a trash pickup is $21.50 per Dumpster, while it costs only $10.50 to pick up a recycling Dumpster. If a condo community with 10 trash Dumpsters serviced three times a week replaced five of the trash Dumpsters with recycling Dumpsters, the waste disposal bill would decrease by $165 per week, which comes out to an annual savings of approximately $8,750.

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