WasteZero In The News
Sep 12

“‘Pay as you throw’ deemed successful in its first year”

WickedLocal.com: WasteZero of Cambridge says that Sandwich – after its first year in the so-called “pay as you throw” trash disposal and recycling program – had saved $120,000 in costs in its solid waste reduction program.

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Sep 9

“Trash Talk”

CapeCodOnline.com: Last year, Sandwich recognized the need to control waste costs and instituted a pay-as-you-throw policy. Under this approach, residents purchase a transfer station sticker for only $55, half the previous year’s price. They must also buy town-issued trash bags at a set cost. These are the only bags accepted at the town landfill. Recycling…

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Sep 4

Sandwich Recycling and Waste Reduction Excels With New Pay-As-You-Throw Program

42% reduction in solid waste in first year of implementation and increased recycling save town $120,000.

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May 31

“Maine garbage study shows 60 percent of trash could be diverted”

A recently updated 2011 study by the University of Maine School of Economics that sorted and assessed the contents of trash in a representative sample of 17 Maine communities concludes that as much as 60 percent of what’s thrown away could be diverted from the waste stream through composting and recycling.

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May 21

“Tiverton’s Pay-As-You-Throw trash program adding life to landfill”

One year into the Pay-As-You-Throw program, Department of Public Works Director Stephen Berlucchi is thrilled with the results.

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May 16

Tiverton Reaches Environmental Milestone With New Pay As You Throw Program

50% reduction in solid waste in first year of implementation combined with increased recycling extends life of landfill.

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Apr 17

WasteZero Supports Ashland’s 10th Annual Earth Day Event

Ashland’s pay-as-you-throw (PAYT) provider donates trash bags for April 28 Green Up Ashland community cleanup.

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Apr 17

WasteZero Supports Boston and Charles River Annual Cleanup Events

Boston’s ‘Recycle More’ provider donates trash bags for Boston Shines 2012 and Earth Day Charles River Cleanup.

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Apr 16

WasteZero Supports Beautify Brewster Community Clean-Up Day

WasteZero donates trash bags for Brewster’s April 21 Earth Day clean-up effort.

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Apr 16

WasteZero Supports Middletown Community Cleanup Day

Middletown’s pay-as-you-throw (PAYT) provider donates trash bags for April 21 Earth Day Middletown Event.

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