Category: Coverage

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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Feb 3

“Pay-as-you-throw could be the future”

A curious thing about recycling in Connecticut – it’s mandatory. Has been for 20 years. And that doesn’t just mean commercial folks have to recycle, or towns have to take your recycling if you choose to leave it out. The recycling laws in Connecticut mean that everybody, all the time, is required to recycle.

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Jan 9

“Sandwich residents, officials laud ‘pay as you throw'”

With six months of experience, town officials say the pay-as-you-throw system has done precisely what it was intended to do — it’s increased recycling and reduced the amount of solid waste being tossed into trash bins.

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