Fixing residential recycling collection

Recently, we noticed that our curbside recycling was being dumped into a garbage truck with our household trash. We shot this video and sent it to the Boston Department of Public Works.


[2008.05.05]  City employees replied by email and said a meeting was planned with the collection contractor (Capitol).

[2008.05.09]  On the next trash day, household trash was picked up at 6:30AM, and recycling was picked up separately, mid-afternoon.

[2008.05.16]  The next week, trash and recycling were also picked up separately. Case closed.



One response to “Fixing residential recycling collection”

  1. alyk Avatar

    Congratulations on your victory. Most people wouldn’t have bothered contacting the city, and you took the extra steps to prove your point.