Category: Press Releases

Jun 4

WasteZero Releases Report Analyzing the Impact of Pay-As-You-Throw Systems on Residential Trash in Southern Maine

Raleigh, N.C. – June 4, 2018 – WasteZero, the nation’s leader in helping cities and towns reduce residential trash, has released a report analyzing the impact of unit-based pricing (also known as pay-as-you-throw or PAYT) programs on residential trash.  The report contains head-to-head comparisons of municipalities that have PAYT programs and those who do not.  On…

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Feb 29

Brewer, Maine, Reaches Fifth Anniversary of Pay-as-You-Throw Program, Marks $370,000 in Savings

The city’s recycling rate has increased from 5% before pay-as-you-throw to 29% today.

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Jan 20

WasteZero Recertified as a B Corp

Company earns “B Impact Assessment” score of 96, significantly higher than the median score of 80.

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Dec 20

WasteZero Enters Innovative Agreement to Reduce Trash Tonnage at Maine Waste-to-Energy Facility

The deal also includes efforts to develop and pilot other innovative programs for Maine communities, including WasteZero’s OneRoute® program.

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Sep 1

Woolwich, Maine, Kicks Off New Pay-as-You-Throw Program

Program will serve town of 3,000 with curbside solid waste and recycling collection.

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