Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sep 15

“More Cape towns eyeing pay-as-you-throw trash”

Cape Cod Times: Other towns are taking notice of the success in Sandwich. Last week, the Renewable Energy Committee in Barnstable, which consulted with Tilton, recommended to the town council that the Cape’s largest town go to a curbside pay-as-you-throw system, Richard Elrick, coordinator of the town’s energy department, said.

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Sep 12

WasteZero Names Michael O’Donnell Chief Financial Officer

Nation’s leading provider of municipal waste reduction programs adds finance management executive to corporate leadership team

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Sep 12

“‘Pay as you throw’ deemed successful in its first year”

WickedLocal.com: WasteZero of Cambridge says that Sandwich – after its first year in the so-called “pay as you throw” trash disposal and recycling program – had saved $120,000 in costs in its solid waste reduction program.

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Sep 9

“Trash Talk”

CapeCodOnline.com: Last year, Sandwich recognized the need to control waste costs and instituted a pay-as-you-throw policy. Under this approach, residents purchase a transfer station sticker for only $55, half the previous year’s price. They must also buy town-issued trash bags at a set cost. These are the only bags accepted at the town landfill. Recycling…

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Sep 4

Sandwich Recycling and Waste Reduction Excels With New Pay-As-You-Throw Program

42% reduction in solid waste in first year of implementation and increased recycling save town $120,000.

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