Yearly Archives: 2013

Dec 31

Sanford, Maine, Reduces Waste With PAYT

The Biddeford Journal Tribune reports on the positive results of Sanford, Maine’s new pay-as-you-throw program at the three-month mark.

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Dec 27

His Goal Is Saving the Planet, One Trash Bag at a Time

The Triangle Business Journal examined WasteZero Board Chair John Campbell’s transformation from consulting entrepreneur to a man on a mission to “save the planet, one trash bag at the time.”

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Dec 20

New Pay-As-You-Throw Program in Sanford, Maine Cuts Solid Waste 41% in Three Months

Three months into its new pay-as-you-throw program, the city of Sanford, Maine has reduced its solid waste by 41% and almost doubled its recycling rate.

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Dec 14

Half the Trash

An editorial in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette celebrates the “praiseworthy results” of Worcester’s “sensible and straightforward” pay-as-you-throw program.

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Dec 3

Are Recycling Bins Creating More Trash?

Governing magazine gives WasteZero’s pay-as-you-throw a positive look in this article about single-bin collection programs.

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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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Oct 19

Save Money and Reduce Trash: New Waste Collection System Earning its Way

An article details the success of pay-as-you-throw in Plymouth, Mass. at the program’s three-month mark.

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Oct 18

WasteZero Expanding Facility in Williamsburg County, S.C.

WasteZero has announced plans to invest $3.1 million to expand its operations in Williamsburg County, S.C. and hire an additional 27 new employees.

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