by Peter Lollo
The average San Franciscan's trash collection bill will increase from about $28 to $34 a month starting Aug 1. Recology sought the rate hike last year
Adam Alberti, a spokesman for Recology, the city's waste collection firm, says the new rates are an ironic result of the progress San Francisco has made toward the goal of producing zero waste by 2020. As people use their black trash bins less, he said, waste collection firms must compensate by charging more for recycling and compost.
"Traditionally the garbage industry has placed all of the charges on the black bin," Alberti said. "When ...read more
Source: Newsfix - Environment