Monthly Archives: January 2014

Jan 29

New Pay-to-Throw Program in Eliot, Maine, Cuts Solid Waste by More Than Half, Saves $8,500 in Four Months

The four-month-old pay-as-you-throw waste reduction and recycling program in Eliot, Maine has reduced solid waste by 57% and saved more than $8,500.

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Jan 25

PAYT Forward

A Cape Cod Times editorial backs pay-as-you-throw as “the progressive trash movement.”

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Jan 13

Wake County, N.C., Prepares for Growing Need to Deal With Solid Waste

The Raleigh News & Observer looks at some of the steps being taken to address landfill life in Wake County, North Carolina–including pay-as-you-throw.

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Jan 7

Dartmouth, Mass., Pay-As-You-Throw Program Cuts Solid Waste by 59%, Boosts Recycling by 50% at Six-Year Mark

At its six-year mark, the pay-as-you-throw program in Dartmouth, Mass., has reduced solid waste by 59% and increased recycling volume by 50%.

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