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City of Piedmont – Franchise Agreement Procurement

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R3 is conducting “full service” procurement and solid waste consulting assistance for the City of Piedmont. The City of Piedmont is characterized by high performance in diversion, very high participation in on-premise “backyard” services, and a primarily residential subscription base. The rate structure is “flatter” than most other comparable jurisdictions, with smaller can sizes costing more on average, and larger can sizes costing less on average.

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City of Livermore – Strategic Planning

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R3 is currently assisting the City of Livermore in the development of Phase 2 of the City’s Strategic Plan for High Diversion. R3’s project approach moves beyond eliminating barriers to diversion by incentivizing achievement of high diversion goals for all parties, including solid waste haulers, processors and generators. Read more

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City of Berkeley – Strategic Planning

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R3 has been selected by the City of Berkeley to review the operations and management of the local Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) and developing a strategic plan to improve MRF finance and operations. We have taken a collaborative approach in engaging with the MRF operator and City staff to develop real and meaningful recommendations for improvement. Read more

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Rolling Hills Estates – Performance Review

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In early 2016, R3 was engaged by the City of Rolling Hills Estates to conduct a Performance Review of their franchised hauler, Waste Management (WM), with the objective of assessing WM’s collection operations prior to the franchise agreement’s expiration in early 2017. R3’s Performance Review included: Read more

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City of Half Moon Bay – Full Service Assistance

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R3 was recently engaged by the City of Half Moon Bay to provide “full service assistance” with the City’s procurement of solid waste collection and street sweeping services. R3’s procurement assistance services for the City will include: Read more

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City of Menlo Park – Zero Waste Plan

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With our project team of accomplished Zero Waste planners, possessing extensive public engagement experience on a wide variety of solid waste matters and a focus on data-driven and operationally practical Zero Waste solutions, R3 Consulting Group is assisting the City of Menlo Park in. Read more

City of Stockton – Performance Review

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In 2004, the City of Stockton entered into a franchise agreement with two waste haulers, Republic Services (previously Allied Waste), and Waste Management (USA Waste), the number #1 and #2 largest solid waste management operators in the Country. The 15‐year agreement provides a residential and commercial 3‐cart waste collection system that includes recyclables, green and food waste. The franchise agreement with both haulers is due to expire in 2019, unless it is extended. Read more