Reward those who conserve

I suppose I appreciate City Council thinking about our recycling bins and making them bigger and costlier, but couldn't we keep things the way they are and just have the trucks come around every week instead of every two weeks? I need to empty my recycling bins every week, not my garbage. Can we be rewarded for swapping the two?

I put my trash out every two weeks and that's perfect, but my recycling bins are overflowing by then. Those of us who try to do our part in conserving resources should be rewarded (or at least given the opportunity to do as much of it as we can).

I propose an option to have weekly recycle pickup and trash [pickup] every two weeks. I would say to add financial motivation, but that's not the point.

— Kenny Armstrong

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