It costs the town about $19 to have each green waste container picked up and processed; but the current rate, after the two free green waste containers each user is allowed, is $10 each for the third and fourth containers and $15 each for containers five and above.
The proposed rates would increase to $11 for the third and fourth containers and $18 for containers five and above.
A public hearing on the rate increase will be held at the council's March 19 meeting.
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