Yearly Archives: 2014

Dec 23

How Cutting Trash Can Transform Our Cities

Green Is Good Radio interviews WasteZero board chair John Campbell about the company’s mission to cut trash in half across America.

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Dec 12

Why Pay-as-You-Throw Trash Fees Make Good Sense

The head of the advocacy group Sustain Charlotte writes a Charlotte Observer guest column in support of pay-as-you-throw.

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Dec 8

Charlotte Studies Benefits, Drawbacks Of Pay-Per-Bag Trash Service

The NPR affiliate in Charlotte NC reports on that city’s consideration of a pay-as-you-throw program.

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Dec 8

WasteZero Names Bill Easton as Chief Financial Officer

New executive has extensive financial leadership experience in service and manufacturing organizations.

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Dec 5

At 11-Year Anniversary, Natick, Mass., Pay-as-You-Throw Program Sees Less Solid Waste, More Recycling, and More Than $3 Million Saved

Solid waste tonnage is down 40%, and the recycling rate has increased from 23% to 38%.

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Dec 1

Recycling Reinvented Expanding Current Mission beyond EPR to Include Supportive Policies

The advocacy group Recycling Reinvented announces it is expanding its mission to include support for pay-as-you-throw and several other policies to increase recycling.

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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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