Unit Based Pricing or Pay as You Throw

​Recommendation ​Implementation Responsibility ​Recommended Timeframe
Municipalities and townships with hauling franchises should include a PAYT option in their franchise contracts with haulers in the next contract or extension. ​Municipalities ​1-7 years
Evaluate and take appropriate steps to ensure compliance with the Solid Waste Hauling and Recycling Ordinance, which requires haulers to offer a PAYT option in unincorporated Lake County. SWALCO/Lake County 1-3 years
Amend the Solid Waste Hauling and Recycling Ordinance to require that haulers offer a graduated can or limited refuse PAYT option to residents of unincorporated Lake County. Lake County ​1-3 years