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Do the proposed services work for representatives of retirement villages and apartment complexes?

Recycling collection

Recycling collection graph

Of the 48 representatives of retirement villages or apartment complexes who answered this question, 75% indicated that the fortnightly recycling collection would work for them.

Rubbish collection

Rubbish collection graph

Of the 47 representatives of retirement villages or apartment complexes who answered this question, 66% indicated that the fortnightly rubbish collection would work for them.

Food scraps collection

Food scraps collection graph

Of the 48 representatives of retirement villages or apartment complexes who answered this question, 52% indicated that the weekly food scraps collection would work for them.

Green waste collection

Green waste collection graph

Of the 46 representatives of retirement villages or apartment complexes who answered this question, 61% said keeping the current privately-led green waste collection service would work for them.

Glass collection

Glass collection graph

Of the 49 representatives of retirement villages or apartment complexes who answered this question, 61% agreed that they need a more frequent glass collection service.

Fewer bins graph

Of the 47 representatives of retirement villages or apartment complexes who answered this question, 62% agreed that they need fewer larger bins instead of more small-sized bins.

Charge based graph

Of the 48 representatives of retirement villages or apartment complexes who answered this question, 54% agreed that they prefer to be charged based on the bins on site rather than per household.

Support required graph

Of the 49 representatives of retirement villages or apartment complexes who answered this question, 82% agreed that they need more support when things go wrong with collections.

What changes would make the proposed kerbside collections better?

Improve service graph

Of the 46 representatives of retirement villages or apartment complexes who answered this question, 46% indicated that none of the options would improve the service and 43% indicated that different bins sizes/costs would improve the service. Note: respondents could select multiple responses.

Would a decrease in Collection frequency improve the service for you.

Of the 37 MUDs reps who answered this question, 81% indicated that the suggested frequencies work for them, 16% indicated that a decrease to the fortnightly rubbish collection would improve the proposed service and 14% indicated that a decrease to the fortnightly glass collection would improve the proposed service. Note: survey participants could select multiple responses.

Would an increasein collection frequency for any of the following collections improve the service for you?

Of the 42 MUDs reps who answered this question, 67% indicated that the suggested frequencies work for them and 31% indicated that an increase to the fortnightly rubbish collection would improve the proposed service. Note: survey participants could select multiple responses.

Payment options

Payment options graph

Of the 35 representatives of retirement villages or apartment complexes who answered this question, 71% indicated that charging in property rates for the kerbside collections would work best for them.

Do the proposed services work for residents living in retirement villages and apartment complexes?

Recycling collection

Residents recycling collection graph

Of the 225 residents of retirement villages or apartment complexes who answered this question, 87% indicated that the fortnightly recycling collection would work them.

Rubbish collection

Residents rubbish collection graph

Of the 226 residents of retirement villages or apartment complexes who answered this question, 81% indicated that the fortnightly rubbish collection would work them.

Food scraps collection

Residents food scraps collection graph

Of the 225 residents of retirement villages or apartment complexes who answered this question, 81% indicated that the fortnightly rubbish collection would work them.

Glass collection

Residents glass collection graph

Of the 225 residents of retirement villages or apartment complexes who answered this question, 86% indicated that the existing glass collection works for them.

Green waste collection

Residents green waste collection graph

Of the 219 residents of retirement villages or apartment complexes who answered this question, 78% indicated that keeping green waste collections in the hands of private operators would work them.

What changes would make the proposed collections better?

Residents options to improve graph

Of the 221 residents of retirement villages or apartment complexes who answered this question, 18% indicated that having different bin sizes and costs would improve the proposed service and 17% indicated having an optional green waste service would improve the proposed services. Note: survey participants could select multiple responses.

Residents increase frequencies graph

Of the 211 residents of retirement villages or apartment complexes who answered this question, 73% indicated that the suggested frequencies would work them.

Residents decrease frequencies graph

Of the 196 residents of retirement villages or apartment complexes who answered this question, 82% indicated that the suggested frequencies would work them.

Payment options

Residents payment options graph

Of the 209 residents of retirement villages or apartment complexes who answered this question, 56% indicated that charging through property rates was their preferred payment method.

Please note: the response numbers from residents in retirement villages and apartment complexes aren’t large enough to be statistically significant and are therefore just a summary of the actual responses received.

What happens next?

Councillors will weigh up the proposals received from the waste providers alongside the survey responses and additional feedback received from the community to make the final decision on what kerbside services (if any) will be rolled out.

How you can have your say

You can still have your say on the proposed kerbside services at any time.

Results of the main Talking Trash Survey

See the full results of the Talking Trash Survey from the Tauranga community.

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