Guardado: thanks for the consideration of Republic Services

Despite not being able to agree to all of the contractual terms laid out by the Paradise Valley Town Council, our company wanted to express our gratitude to your readers for the opportunity to explore contemplated changes to the town’s recycling and waste collection system. While we understand the town’s approach, we ultimately could not […]

Telephone poll paints picture of support for single-hauler contract in Paradise Valley

A proposal to allow one Paradise Valley trash collection license — otherwise known locally as the single-hauler proposal — is supported by 59 percent of town residents according to a new survey from Public Opinion Strategies. The poll was commissioned by Rose, Moser and Allyn Public and Online Relations. The Scottsdale-based public relations firm has […]

The great Paradise Valley trash debate comes to Town Hall

To the dismay of some but into the welcoming arms of others, the Town of Paradise Valley is considering a single-hauler contract for when, how and whom will be taking local rubbish and recycling to local landfills. Paradise Valley Town Council is hosting a 6:30 p.m. Community Conversation Thursday, Jan. 25 at Town Hall, 6401 […]

Burke: RAD contract savings assertion lacks inflationary realization

I read with interest the letter from Jeremy Takas. I received a similar one early this week although he raises some different points in this article. Before I address Mr. Takas’ points, let me say that RAD is an outstanding trash hauler. So much so, that their proposal ranked second in the Town of Paradise […]

Takas: Right Away Disposal offers a better deal than Republic Services

Right Away Disposal appreciates the opportunity to bid on the Town of Paradise Valley’s RFP for a single-hauler for trash and recycling services. We also understand the importance of this decision and how it will affect the many residents of the Town of Paradise Valley for years to come. As Arizona’s largest privately-owned trash company, […]

Parker: I supported single-hauler then — and I support it now

When I served as mayor of the Town of Paradise Valley, we addressed the issue of a single provider for trash pickup. I supported it then, and I support it now. It makes economic sense. It makes environmental sense, and it makes plain and simple common sense. Our council did not have the will to […]

Paradise Valley residents weigh pros, cons of single-hauler trash contract

While the Town of Paradise Valley touts itself as a model of limited government, its local governing board is embarking upon the creation of municipal rules determining how, when and by whom local rubbish can be delivered to local landfills. Paradise Valley Town Council last month discussed the parameters of negotiated terms for a seven […]

McRae: single-hauler trash service makes sense in Paradise Valley

We live in one of the most beautiful places in America. And, now town staff and some on the Paradise Valley Town Council are proposing we make it even better by reforming the fairly, chaotic way garbage disposal works in our town. As I understand it, everyone’s rates will go down or stay the same; […]

Single-hauler trash contract emerges at Paradise Valley Town Hall

While the Town of Paradise Valley touts itself as a model of limited government, its local governing board is embarking upon the creation of municipal rules determining how, when and by whom local rubbish can be delivered to local landfills. Paradise Valley Town Council on Thursday, Dec. 7, discussed the parameters of negotiated terms for […]