As part of their Strategic Plan Goal of a Beautiful, Desirable, Environmentally Responsible City, Westminster’s City Council has established as an objective a convenient recycling program for residents and businesses with a high level of participation. This objective was established in response to 2008 Citizen Survey results regarding recycling.
Current Community Recycling Education Campaign Focus
For 2013 and 2014, the city is focused on educating the community
on how to recycle at the curb. Residents are encouraged to contact their curbside trash collector
and start recycling curbside.
Community Recycling Program
Between 2010 and 2013, trash collectors, residents, businesses, Environmental Advisory Board members and the Green Team worked together as a Community Recycling Study Subcommittee to prepare recommendations for the Environmental Advisory Board to improve recycling in the community.
Get more details about the Community Recycling Program.
On June 4, 2012, City Council reviewed the recommendations from the board. The recommendations to improve recycling in the community include:
The board's recommendations were based on three years of work, including the research conducted by the subcommittee.