Monthly Archives: April 2016

Apr 22

The World’s Trash Crisis, and Why Many Americans Are Oblivious

An article in the Los Angeles Times talks about pay-as-you-throw and the trash crisis, and interviews WasteZero President Mark Dancy: “When you charge for something, people use less of it, and in this case it’s less trash.”

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Apr 7

Chronicle Trash Talk: Bay State Garbage Could Fill Fenway Park 75 Times a Year

In a special episode dedicated entirely to the solid waste crisis, the Boston-based television news magazine Chronicle looks at what some Massachusetts cities and towns are doing to cut their trash, including adopting pay-as-you-throw.

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Apr 7

Chronicle Trash Talk: Clean Your Plate, But Save Those Scraps

The second segment in the trash episode of Chronicle on WCVB TV Boston looks at the potential of household organics collection for waste reduction.

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Apr 7

Chronicle Trash Talk: The Landfill is Filling Up

The third segment of the garbage episode of WCVB TV Boston’s Chronicle looks at the environmental and financial risks of landfills and waste incinerators.

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