Monthly Archives: November 2013

Nov 29

“Pay To Throw” Plan Reduces Sandwich, Mass., Trash Flow, Increases Recycling

The Public Works Director in Sandwich, Mass. reports to the town Board of Selectmen that solid waste is down and recycling is up under pay-as-you-throw.

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Nov 29

$1.50 Trash Bags Reduce Worcester’s Waste

A front-page story in the Worcester (Mass.) Telegram & Gazette looks at the success of that city’s pay-as-you-throw program at its 20th anniversary.

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Nov 22

Worcester, Mass. Marks 20th Anniversary of Pay-As-You-Throw Program, Celebrates Waste Diversion and Recycling Success

At its 20-year anniversary, the award-winning pay-as-you-throw program in Worcester, Mass. has cut its solid waste by more than half and increased residential recycling 10-fold.

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