Monthly Archives: November 2014

Nov 23

Should Garbage Collection Be Charged by How Much You Throw Away?

Former Chapel Hill NC Mayor and state Sen. Howard Lee explains his support for pay-as-you-throw to increase recycling and help municipal finances.

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Nov 21

Statewide Pay-As-You-Throw Idea Moves Ahead in Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s landfill authority agrees to move to the next phase of its analysis of a statewide pay-as-you-throw program.

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Nov 21

City’s Numbers Show Fall River Ahead of Projected Revenue From Pay-as-You-Throw

Fall River, Mass., releases data showing that with just three months of pay-as-you-throw, trash tonnage is down 43%, and the city is on pace to hit its $3.5 million financial target for the first year.

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Nov 21

Fall River, Mass., Pay-as-You-Throw Program Meeting Waste Disposal, Financial Targets at Quarter-Year Mark

The city is on track to meet its $3.5 million financial target for the program’s first year of operation.

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Nov 18

Cutting Trash in Half: Secure Finances With Pay-as-You-Throw

In a cover story in Maine Townsman, the Maine Municipal Association’s magazine, former Portland Mayor George Campbell and WasteZero Board Chair John Campbell document the benefits of pay-as-you-throw for cities and towns across Maine.

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Nov 3

University of North Carolina Institute for the Environment Clean Tech Podcast

WasteZero’s Cal Cunningham discusses how metering solid waste puts pay-as-you-throw in the “smart cities” movement.

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