The PAYT program or pay as you throw is gaining popularity for the environmental and waste reduction benefits it has to offer. Communities that utilize this program have to pay for the wastes that they generate. The more wastes you produce, the more it will cost you. In order to reduce their expenses on waste disposal, they will use recycling and composting methods so that it can greatly reduce the wastes they generate.
There are different types of the PAYT programs. These types can be used in combination with each other in order to meet the needs of a particular community. The first is the use of stickers or labels that are attached to the trash bags or trash containers. There are different stickers with various colors or different quantities that can be purchased depending on the volume of trash to be disposed. The second is the printed trash bags that have the seal or name of the community. The third type is the trash cart or barrels that are specially marked.
Any community can adopt the PAYT program, but there must be certain tasks to be done so that it can be completely accepted by the community. The two important factors are the public acceptance and support. The important government and municipal figures must be involved at the start of the program planning. There must be adequate time and resources needed to build the support with the community and the government in order to lessen any confusion about the program to be implemented. There are factors that you need to take into consideration in order to ensure the success of the program.
The most important factor is to present the program to any of the important government or municipal figure. You must provide the necessary documentations that includes the costs and can address concerns. You must also include a selection of program options so that they will have options to choose from. The next factor that you should take into consideration is the gathering of community support and awareness. It is the key factors that can make your PAYT program a success. Any comment or concerns should be requested from the residents in order to recognize their misconception or concerns regarding the program in general. There should also be public meetings in order to provide additional revenue for residents to bring out certain issues or concerns. Next, is to provide information regarding the program rules and methods on waste reduction.
Once all of these factors are addressed, it will ensure a successful acceptance of the PAYT program. With the PAYT program, it will be more beneficial to the environment and the residents can take part in using recycling and waste reduction methods.