Single stream collection is simply the commingling of all dry recyclables in one recepticle. Single stream processing is usually an automated system whereby the recycalbles are seperated into many sub catogories. There are many waste management and recycling professionals who believe single stream is the right way to collect. It is simple for residents and businesses, it reduces the space required to collect (conceviably you have one bin not three for dry recyclables) and transportation costs are reduced.   Single stream collection may reduce trucking expenses by 20% by reducing the fleet size and by utilizing compacting trucks.  These are certainly ...