* 1. Community Name:

* 2. Do you or members of your household currently do any of the following? (check all that apply)

* 3. About how many bags of garbage does your household generate each week?

* 4. Overall, how important do you think it is to recycle?

* 5. In your opinion, how serious are the following garbage issues in northern Maine?

  Not at all a problem Somewhat serious Becoming an issue Serious issue Don't know
Cost my town pays for garbage disposal
Burying garbage in landfills
People burning garbage
Littering
Illegal dumping of tires
Illegal dumping of furniture
Illegal dumping of TVs/computers
Illegal dumping of construction and demolition debris such as roofing or siding

* 6. How do you get information about current issues related to garbage and recycling?

* 7. How satisified are you with the options you have to dispose of your garbage and recyclable materials?

* 8. Is it convienient for you to get rid of of your garbage and recyclables?

* 9. Do you think that garbage collection fees should be based on how much garbage a household produces OR should all households be charged the same amount, no matter how much garbage is produced?

* 10. How good of a job is NMDC doing in making sure that garbage and recyclable material is properly managed in northern Maine?

* 11. Have you seen or heard any public service announcements, brochures, trade show booths, or NMDC's website to learn more about garbage and recycling in your community?

* 12. Would you drive to Preque Isle to get rid of your household hazardous wastes (old gas, pesticides, antifreeeze, etc.) if there was no cost to you to dispose of these wastes?

* 13. If resources were available from NMDC, how would you improve or expand your community's garbage or recycling services?

* 14. Five compost bins will be given away. If you would like to sign up for the compost bin drawning, please leave your name and phone number.

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