Better Practices in Open Space Recycling

Projects Description

This project involved evaluating the results of Project 159 to determine if any Best Practices in open space recycling were identifiable and proven through quantitative analysis. The resulting report summarizes identified better practices for consideration in developing open space recycling programs.

Discusses four best practices for public space: clear and consistent signage, placement of the recycling bins Design of the recycling and communication with park staff, vendors and collection crews. Case studies are provided. Discusses the importance of pre and post monitoring.


Documents Final Report: Best Practices Review
Blog Post
Related Projects Project #159
Categories Best Practices | Public Spaces |



More Information
Project # 202
Proponent CIF
CIF Funding $4,410
Date Approved September 30, 2009
Date Completed October 6, 2009