Category: Coverage

Jul 15

Waste Not, Want Not

W&M, the alumni magazine of William & Mary College, profiles WasteZero President Mark Dancy and Board Chairman John Campbell, who began their lifelong friendship in business school there and are now working together to cut trash in half across America.

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Jul 13

Cutting Trash in Half: How New Hampshire Towns and Cities Can Secure Their Financial Future with Pay-as-You-Throw

In an article in New Hampshire Town and City, the magazine of the New Hampshire Municipal Association, WasteZero Board Chair John Campbell and former Somersworth NH Mayor George Bald detail the benefits of pay-as-you-throw for New Hampshire communities and others around the country.  

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Jul 9

How Maine Towns Are Trying to Throw Away Less and Save More

The Bangor Daily News profiles the growing trend toward pay-as-you-throw in Maine.

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Jul 1

How to Stop Humans From Filling the World With Trash

The Atlantic profiles pay-as-you-throw and interviews WasteZero President Mark Dancy as part of an article about “the future of garbage.”

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Jun 30

Boston Public Radio Segment on Pay-as-You-Throw

A half-hour segment on WGBH radio in Boston explores pay-as-you-throw, calling it a “win-win-win” for people, cities, and the environment.

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Jun 11

Acton, Mass., Selectmen Approve Pay-as-You-Throw

The new program will cut fees and save residents money.

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Jun 10

Waterville, Maine, Votes to Keep Pay-as-You-Throw Trash Program

Residents upheld the nearly year-old program by an overwhelming two-to-one margin.

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Feb 13

Fall River, Mass., Pay-as-You-Throw Program on Target to Make $3.5M

The city of Fall River says its pay-as-you-throw program is on track to meet its $3.5 million annual revenue and savings target. Click here to read the article.

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Jan 13

“Seriously, Is This the Best We Can Do?”

CommonWealth magazine explores the garbage crisis in Massachusetts and looks at pay-as-you-throw as one of the most effective solutions.

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Jan 9

Pay-As-You-Throw Pays

The town of Brewster, Mass., reports that trash is down 47% with pay-as-you-throw, recycling is up, and the program saved them $51,000 last year.

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