TITLE

Who’s that rifling in the trash? San Francisco’s cart inspectors

AUTHOR(S)
Kalish, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Waste & Recycling News;5/13/2013, Vol. 19 Issue 3, pCV01
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the efforts of San Francisco trash inspectors to dig through residents' trash and make note of improperly sorted materials. The initiative is aimed at boosting its recycling rate, and is part of the city's Environment Now initiative, which allows residents to take part in green job training and get paid to help educate others about the city's sustainability efforts. The privacy issues being associated with the cart-curbing effort are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
87647950

 

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