Waste Management Inc. and Recyclebank are launching Recyclebank’s incentive-based recycling program in Florida’s Osceola County and the city of Tamarac.
Also, Houston-based Waste Management and Osceola County began the community’s first curbside, single-stream recycling program.
Meanwhile, Tamarac is adding to its curbside recycling program with the addition the New York-based Recyclebank plan, the companies said in a news release. First, all single-family homes will be able to participate in the program, and later this fall, multifamily units can take part. With the launchTamarac becomes the first city in the United States to offer the Recyclebank recycling incentive program to both single-family and multifamily dwellings.
The Houston-based Waste Management and its partner, New York-based Recyclebank, said in a news release the move furthers their efforts to boost recycling rates in Florida, which has a goal of 75 percent by 2020.
Recyclebank rewards residents for recycling with discounts and deals from local businesses and national brands. In October 2011 Waste Management and Recyclebank joined forces with the goal of bringing the Recyclebank program to more than 20 million Waste Management customers.