SWC Credit 1: Alternative Collection Options for Recyclable and Compostable Products and Materials (2 points) Reciprocal Intent: Provide various collection methods for recyclable and discarded materials Local Government and Industry Requirements: Demonstrate access for 90 percent or more of your customers to one or more of the following collection options for Recyclable Materials and Compostable Materials: ● Pick-up programs: curbside (frequency, scope) ▪ E.g. Weekly curbside pick-up of recyclables. ● Drop-off programs/facilities (accessibility; proximity; hours of operation) ● Street bins: coverage, servicing, materials collected, color-coding/identification Potential Strategies: ● Identify the number of residents or customers covered by operating curbside programs. ● Site and support drop-off facilities in convenient locations. ● Adopt standardized color-coding and labeling of private and public carts and bins. o Conversion to standardized colors and/or labels can occur in conjunction with retirement of existing non-conforming color-coded containers.