Monthly Archives: February 2016

Feb 29

Brewer, Maine, Reaches Fifth Anniversary of Pay-as-You-Throw Program, Marks $370,000 in Savings

The city’s recycling rate has increased from 5% before pay-as-you-throw to 29% today.

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Feb 26

How to Turn Down the Volume of Trash

A Q&A on the mechanics and benefits of pay-as-you-throw with WasteZero’s Joshua Kolling-Perin in the Salisbury (N.C.) Post.

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Feb 26

WasteZero’s Campbell Talks Trash at Center for the Environment

The Salisbury (N.C.) Post covers a presentation by WasteZero Chairman John Campbell at the Catawba College Center for the Environment.

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Feb 22

Gold in the Garbage: How Recycling Rates Could Be a Lot Higher

Pay-as-you-throw “may be about as close to a magic bullet as local-government leaders can get,” the president of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance writes in a Governing magazine column.

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