RESOLUTION Expand Curbside Recycling – Compost April 17, 2013

About this Policy

A Resolution in honor of Earth Day, requesting the Mayor to reestablish recycling for City of Atlanta offices, to endorse an expansion of the City’s Curbside Recycling Program, and to initiate a composting program of the City.

Key Points

  • Recycling and material management can be important tools for city’s to divert waste from landfills, limit the cost of waste disposal, and increase recycling for reusable materials
  • This resolution increased curbside recycling availability for Atlanta residents as well as introduced our curbside composting program for yard refuse
  • Since this resolution was passed, the City of Atlanta continues to boost its recycling efforts– most recently implementing the Cartlanta recycling program to all Atlanta residents

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