Why does my garbage hauler automatically charge for organics service while other fees (such as yard waste) are applied only when used?

This is a choice made by individual garbage haulers. If a hauler does not give a choice to opt-out, residents may choose to switch to a garbage hauler that offers that option.

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1. Are residents required to participate in organics recycling?
2. What can a resident do when charged an additional fee for organics but chooses not to participate in organics recycling?
3. Why does my garbage hauler automatically charge for organics service while other fees (such as yard waste) are applied only when used?
4. Which licensed garbage haulers in Maple Grove do not charge an additional fee unless residents sign up for organics service?
5. Is the reason garbage haulers are charging an additional organics fee because Hennepin County is charging garbage haulers?
6. If I choose to recycle organics for free at the Hennepin County drop-off facility in Brooklyn Park, will my garbage hauler still charge me a fee for organics recycling?