WasteZero In The News
Nov 30

“State grant to help pay for Dartmouth’s new recycling bins”

“Since the inception of our (SMART) program, we have reduced our solid waste budget by more than $400,000, reduced the number of waste collection trucks from four a day to two, as well as the number of personnel assigned to each truck.”

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Nov 29

Dartmouth MA Awarded $147,000 Recycling Grant from State

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection Grant Money To Be Used To Purchase Wheeled Recycling Carts

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Nov 26

Mayor Carolyn Kirk to Speak at National League of Cities 2012 Congress of Cities in Boston

Gloucester Mayor to detail city’s successful pay-as-you-throw (PAYT) waste reduction program at industry event.

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Nov 26

New Pay-As-You-Throw Program Pays Off for Wells, ME

In first year alone, plastic bag program reduces solid waste by 34% and increases recycling by 37%.

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Nov 12

“Pay-as-You-Throw Program Yields Results”

Recycling Today: Grafton, MA, saves $135,000 annually with 41 percent reduction in solid waste and 96 percent increase in recycling.

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Oct 25

“Solid Waste Down 41%, Recycling Up 96% as PAYT Saves Town $135,000 Annually”

The Grafton News: Solid waste disposal has been reduced by 41% while recycling has increased 96% in the first three years of the Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT), program, saving the Town about $135,000 annually.

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Oct 25

“Grafton pay-as-you-throw cuts trash 41 percent”

Worcester Telegram: In the three years since Grafton adopted a pay-as-you-throw residential trash program, residents have reduced their solid waste disposal by 41 percent, to 3,041 tons in 2012 from 5,169 tons in 2009, according to Assistant Town Administrator Kevin J. Mizikar.

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Oct 24

Grafton Hits Record Recycling and Waste Reduction with Pay-As-You-Throw

Town saves $135,000 annually with 41% reduction in solid waste and nearly 100% increase in recycling in first three years of program

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Sep 15

“More Cape towns eyeing pay-as-you-throw trash”

Cape Cod Times: Other towns are taking notice of the success in Sandwich. Last week, the Renewable Energy Committee in Barnstable, which consulted with Tilton, recommended to the town council that the Cape’s largest town go to a curbside pay-as-you-throw system, Richard Elrick, coordinator of the town’s energy department, said.

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Sep 12

WasteZero Names Michael O’Donnell Chief Financial Officer

Nation’s leading provider of municipal waste reduction programs adds finance management executive to corporate leadership team

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