Category: Coverage

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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Jan 1

Have No Fear: Pay-as-You-Throw Garbage System Works

In a guest column in the Charlotte Observer, former Worcester, Mass., Public Works Director Bob Moylan explains how pay-as-you-throw benefitted his city and how it could help Charlotte.

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Dec 23

How Cutting Trash Can Transform Our Cities

Green Is Good Radio interviews WasteZero board chair John Campbell about the company’s mission to cut trash in half across America.

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Dec 12

Why Pay-as-You-Throw Trash Fees Make Good Sense

The head of the advocacy group Sustain Charlotte writes a Charlotte Observer guest column in support of pay-as-you-throw.

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Dec 8

Charlotte Studies Benefits, Drawbacks Of Pay-Per-Bag Trash Service

The NPR affiliate in Charlotte NC reports on that city’s consideration of a pay-as-you-throw program.

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Dec 1

Recycling Reinvented Expanding Current Mission beyond EPR to Include Supportive Policies

The advocacy group Recycling Reinvented announces it is expanding its mission to include support for pay-as-you-throw and several other policies to increase recycling.

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