Presidio Place Condominiums

403 unit condo complex with studios, one, two and three bedroom units

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  • 12 four cubic yard trash dumpsters inside enclosures, serviced two days a week

  • Each building has two trash chutes that were constantly clogged with cardboard and large bulk items
  • Members of Home Owners Association (HOA) were interested in implementing recycling collections at the complex

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The City of Diego Environmental Services provided technical assistance and a recycling program was implemented in December 2007

  • 6 six cubic yard trash dumpsters and 6 six cubic yard recycling dumpsters
  • One trash chute and one recycling chute in each building
  • Trash collection twice a week and recycling collection once a week
  • Recycling collection services will increase as residential participation increases

Recycling Dumpster

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Trash Dumpster

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  • Current savings is over $100 per month on waste collection with future cost reductions as recycling volume increases
  • Recycling signage is posted on trash chutes, recycling chutes and enclosures
  • Residents are provided recycling information in monthly newsletter articles and postings on bulletin boards
  • Building chutes are no longer clogged and dumpsters are no longer overflowing