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Which option for a new Solid Waste & Recycling program do you prefer?


When evaluating trash collection services, what are your top priorities? Please rank the following items in order importance.

Average priorities over 326 responses
  1. Providing efficient and reliable, weekly collection service

    Service/Reliability
  2. Overall cost of the program

    Cost
  3. Providing stardardized containers with wheels and lids to limit blowing trash and recycling. 

    Cleanliness & Standardized Containers
  4. Providing curbside yard waste collection at no additional cost. (No more trips to Ohio Mulch!)

    Weekly Yard Waste Collection
  5. Providing curbside bulk-collection for items too large to fit into your trash can at no additional cost.

    Bulk Collection
  6. Offering a senior discount for residents 65 years and older. 

    Senior Discount
  7. Offering "at-the-door" or garage-side pick-up for those with medical exemptions and for an annual, premium fee. 

    Maintaining "At-the-Door" Pick-up Option

Do you prefer a standardized trash container or one provided by residents?

Response Percent Response Count
Standardized Containers Provided; Collection Limited to Cart-Contents Only 73.8% 239
Resident-Provided Containers, Unlimited Weekly Collection 26.2% 85

If standardized containers are provided to residents for both trash and recycling, would you prefer trash pick-up to be limited to what can fit in the trash container, or should residents be able to put out extra trash beyond what will fit in their household trash container?

Response Percent Response Count
Limit trash collection to what can fit in the cart 42.6% 138
Allow unlimited pick-up for trash at the curb, even if a standardized container is used for trash 57.4% 186

When evaluating color options for recycling containers, which color is preferred (pick one)?

Response Percent Response Count
Red 5.6% 18
Blue 73.1% 237
No Color Preference 21.3% 69

As it relates to billing for solid waste services, which option do you prefer?

Response Percent Response Count
Annual Billing 35.0% 114
Semi-Annual Billing 13.5% 44
Quarterly Billing 51.5% 168

Are there any additional comments you would like to share?

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October 21, 2017, 12:43 PM
  • When evaluating trash collection services, what are your top priorities? Please rank the following items in order importance.
    1. Providing stardardized containers with wheels and lids to limit blowing trash and recycling. 

      Cleanliness & Standardized Containers
    2. Providing efficient and reliable, weekly collection service

      Service/Reliability
    3. Providing curbside bulk-collection for items too large to fit into your trash can at no additional cost.

      Bulk Collection
    4. Providing curbside yard waste collection at no additional cost. (No more trips to Ohio Mulch!)

      Weekly Yard Waste Collection
    5. Overall cost of the program

      Cost
    6. Offering "at-the-door" or garage-side pick-up for those with medical exemptions and for an annual, premium fee. 

      Maintaining "At-the-Door" Pick-up Option
    7. Offering a senior discount for residents 65 years and older. 

      Senior Discount
  • Do you prefer a standardized trash container or one provided by residents?
    • Standardized Containers Provided; Collection Limited to Cart-Contents Only
  • If standardized containers are provided to residents for both trash and recycling, would you prefer trash pick-up to be limited to what can fit in the trash container, or should residents be able to put out extra trash beyond what will fit in their household trash container?
    • Allow unlimited pick-up for trash at the curb, even if a standardized container is used for trash
  • When evaluating color options for recycling containers, which color is preferred (pick one)?
    • Blue
  • As it relates to billing for solid waste services, which option do you prefer?
    • Quarterly Billing
  • Are there any additional comments you would like to share?

    PLEASE, NO MORE TRASH STICKERS. We moved here from out of state, and I couldn’t believe UA used stickers. So inconvenient!!

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