We’ve repeatedly heard the complaints over and over again about recycling: What can be recycled? What do the numbers in the little triangles mean? Why can’t I recycle a pizza box? Apartment managers have their own set of challenges: Why did my invoice go up this month? What do you mean I can’t negotiate the contract? Waste management is a critical financial aspect of operations. Speaking with more than a dozen apartment companies, “Talking Trash” reports on important trends and innovative and creative ways to make the process easier for the resident, the community, the maintenance team and the hauler.