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We Want Your Feedback!
In an effort to provide options for curbside collection services to our residents and to encourage waste reduction, the Town of Drayton Valley is considering a Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT) waste program where fees for waste will be based on tote size (lower prices for smaller totes!) and we want your feedback!
We understand that there are diverse needs in our community when it comes to curbside collection. From single occupancy to large families, recycling usage and those who choose to compost, every household has unique waste collection needs.
Join us on October 2, 2019 at the CETC from 5:00 – 8:00 pm to find out more about the PAYT program, vote on bin size, and offer your feedback!
SIZES FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION
Small (121 L) Garbage Tote
The small cart has a capacity of approximately 2 standard garbage bags*
Medium (242L) Garbage Tote (current tote size)
The medium cart has a capacity of approximately 4-5 standard garbage bags*
Large (363L) Garbage Tote
The large cart has a capacity of approximately 6-7 standard garbage bags*
*based on a 49 liter bag
MUNICIPAL COMPARISON COSTS LISTS
Through research of other communities in Alberta using the Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT) system, we have come up with the following cost comparisons:
121 L bin – $18.85/month
242 L bin – $37.70/month
363 L bin – $56.55/month
$10/month environmental levy
Garbage is collected every week. Residents take their own recycling to local depots at no additional cost.
120 L bin – $18.25/month
240 L bin – $22.25/month
360 L bin – $28.25/month
Black and blue bins are picked up every two weeks, and alternate weeks (blue one week, black the following week). Green bins are picked up every week. The above costs cover collection of all three bins.
80 L bin – $1.16/month
120 L bin – $4.87/month
240 L bin – $10.04/month
Recycling is by blue bag only, and residents can put out an unlimited number of blue bags on collection days. Monthly fee for blue bag recycling is $6.54/month.
Garbage carts are collected every two weeks. Blue recycling bags are collected every week.
*Please note that the above information does not necessarily reflect the prices that will apply to residents in the Town of Drayton Valley. This list is informational and is meant to reflect the costs of similar Pay-As-You-Throw systems in other Alberta communities.