Monthly Archives: July 2014

Jul 31

At Eight-Year Anniversary, Ashland, Mass., Pay-as-You-Throw Program Sees Less Solid Waste, More Recycling, and Almost $1 Million Saved

Ashland, Mass., marks eight years of pay-as-you-throw with figures showing it has reduced solid waste by 37%, almost doubled its recycling rate, and saved more than a million dollars.

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Jul 16

WasteZero Selected as Official Bag Provider for BigBelly Solar Trash Compactors and Recycling Units

The partnership will help cities and universities increase the efficiency and sustainability of their garbage collection.

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Jul 10

“Pay as you throw”

The Editorial Board of the Frederick News-Post speaks up in support of PAYT in Frederick County, Md., writing that having financial incentives in place “makes sense for our other utilities, like electricity and water—why not for trash?”

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