How Valet Trash Service Works
Valet trash service is a door-to-door trash and recycling service for multi-family properties including apartment communities, condominiums, student housing and senior living communities. Valet trash service offers a no-risk revenue source that increases the net operating income of the community. Apartment valet trash service provides the community with the #1 voted amenity that 100% of residents will enjoy from day one. It’s a turnkey operation that keeps the property clean and beautiful and is easy to implement into the largest portfolios and also smaller privately owned/managed communities.
We know that you are busy with all of other the daily errands and messes of the day — don’t let trash be another mess you have to take care of!
7 Facts About The U.S. Trash and Recycling System
About one-third of an average dump is made up of packaging material!
Every year, each American throws out about 1,200 pounds of organic garbage that can be composted.
The U.S. is the #1 trash-producing country in the world at 1,609 pounds per person per year. This means that 5% of the world’s people generate 40% of the world’s waste.
The highest point in Hamilton County, Ohio (near Cincinnati) is “Mount Rumpke.” It is actually a mountain of trash at the Rumpke sanitary landfill towering 1045 ft. above sea level.
The US population discards each year 16,000,000,000 diapers, 1,600,000,000 pens, 2,000,000,000 razor blades, 220,000,000 car tires, and enough aluminum to rebuild the US commercial air fleet four times over.
Out of every $10 spent buying things, $1 (10%) goes for packaging that is thrown away. Packaging represents about 65% of household trash.
On average, it costs $30 per ton to recycle trash, $50 to send it to the landfill, and $65 to $75 to incinerate it.
Cited from University of Southern Indiana