Presentation on theme: "Building A Rural Recycling Program On A Budget Collinsville, Oklahoma Presented by Michael Patton The Metropolitan Environmental Trust."— Presentation transcript:
Building A Rural Recycling Program On A Budget Collinsville, Oklahoma Presented by Michael Patton The Metropolitan Environmental Trust
Keys To Keep Operating Costs Low 1.Design to minimize hauling costs 1.Lightweight cage trailer 2.Oversized roll-offs 2.Operate 24 hours but man 4 hours 1.Seven days a week 2.Recyclers are volunteers
Collinsville Stats Population4,743 Average Income$42,643 Average Home Value$91,352 Cost of Living Index80.4 Pop. Density800 per sq. mile Trash Service- Once a week polycart City provided, $11.95/Month
Collinsville Recycling Depot Opened December 2007
Collinsville Other Costs Electric Costs:$326 (Donated) Dumpster Service:$650 (Donated) Supplies & Non-Cap:$3,810 –Spill Kits –Signage –Fencing Equipment Maintenance:$1,257 Attendant Services:$7,160 –2 hours per day –$10/hr, 260 Days/Year *Figures do not include field staff and education expenses.