Monthly Archives: December 2012

Dec 20

Sandwich MA Receives 2012 Crown Community Award from American City & County Magazine

Pay-as-you-throw waste reduction program cited as Sandwich joins six other US municipalities to win prestigious America’s Crown Communities Award.

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Dec 19

Sandwich MA One of Seven Crown Communities

In July 2011, Sandwich, the oldest town on Cape Cod, converted its residential solid waste program to a “Pay as You Throw” (PAYT) program, with dramatic results. In the program’s first year, the residents of Sandwich reduced their solid waste by 42 percent and recycled 74 percent more plastic, metals, and glass and 20 percent…

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