Pay-as-you Throw Program Worksheet: Potential Barriers Mobile App
Use the Pay-as-you Throw Program Worksheet: Potential Barriers mobile app to identify barriers that might affect your waste management program and consider how they can be overcome.
How does it work?
Begin by reviewing the potential barriers on the matrix below. As you review these potential barriers, be sure to distinguish between perceived problems—challenges that have solutions or do not apply in your community—and real barriers that might actually prevent you from achieving your pay-as-you-throw goals. For example, illegal dumping often turns out to be a perceived barrier. It usually can be overcome with a strong education and outreach program and effective enforcement. Multi-family housing, by contrast, may be a real barrier for some communities. A high concentration of population in multi-family housing might prevent a community from extending pay-as-you-throw to these residents