What type of waste collection services would be provided in the contracted system?
Based on the proposed contract language included in the RFP, services provided to households would include the following:
- Curbside trash
- Curbside recycling collection for no additional fee
- Yard waste curbside collection at least twice a year for no additional fee
- Add-on services residents could opt to use for additional fees: weekly curbside compost collection for food and yard waste; bulk item collection (couches, large appliances, etc.); and door-to-curb bin service for assistance getting bins to the curb
Would the new system include compost for yard and food waste?
The proposed services include yard waste curbside collection at least twice a year for no additional fee. For an additional fee, households would have the option to sign up for weekly curbside compost collection for yard and food waste.
What services would accommodate seniors and others with disabilities that cannot pull their trash bins to the curb?
Households that need assistance maneuvering bins to the curb would have the option to sign up for door-to-curb service for an additional fee.
What services would accommodate those with horse manure, agriculture, and other special waste circumstances?
The hauling company would be required to work with customers to address unique circumstances. In some instances, the household would need to contract with another provider for special collections.