“Our Garbage Collection System Is the Best I Have Found”

The city of Plantation, Florida, has one of the longest-running pay-as-you-throw programs around–and it’s well-loved by the people who use and benefit from it. Just last year, a survey of residents participating in the city’s blue-bag program found 70% approval for it. (That’s a finding, by the way, in line with the conclusions in Public Policy Polling’s […]

Pay-as-You-Throw and Popular Opinion: A Winning Combination

We’ve known for a long time that people like pay-as-you-throw. How could we not? We’ve been at this for a long time—more than twenty years—and we’ve worked with hundreds of cities and towns. And along the way we’ve had the opportunity to talk with lots of people, to learn about what drives them and what […]