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Poll: Trash cart rate hike: Will you switch?

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Now that Evanston aldermen have voted to create a $7 spread between the monthly cost of large and small trash carts — the big unanswered question is how many people will make the switch to the smaller carts.

Which is right for you? A 95-gallon cart on the left. A 65-gallon cart on the right.

Now that Evanston aldermen have voted to create a $7 spread between the monthly cost of large and small trash carts — the big unanswered question is how many people will make the switch to the smaller carts.

As of now, roughly 23 percent of residents have chosen the smaller, 65-gallon refuse carts, and city officials say they have no idea how many residents may switch over as a result of the higher fees.

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