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Information for the Fight
Against Trash

Reaching Zero Waste: A Capital Example

In a presentation to the DC Environmental Network, Kristen Brown from WasteZero offers an overview of pay-as-you-throw and explains how it could help the District of Columbia improve its sustainability footprint.

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Gloucester, Mass., Mayor Carolyn Kirk Speaks About Pay-as-You-Throw

The mayor of Gloucester, Mass., speaks at the National League of Cities convention about how pay-as-you-throw has helped her city.

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WasteZero Customers Discuss Pay-as-You-Throw

Leaders from WasteZero partner communities talk about how pay-as-you-throw has helped them.

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How the Waste Industry Can Lead on Climate Change

The climate impact from the waste industry comes primarily from methane, which is produced from the anaerobic decomposition of organic materials in a landfill.  Short-Lived Climate Pollutants like methane represent an unprecedented opportunity to take immediate action to slow the rate of climate change. 

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Bob Moylan Tells Worcester’s Pay-as-You-Throw Story

The former Public Works Commissioner in Worcester, Mass., who started that city’s pay-as-you-throw program and then ran it for 20 years, talks about the experience of starting a PAYT program and discusses its success.

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The Trash Opportunity

WasteZero’s Joshua Kolling-Perin speaks about solid waste and social entrepreneurship at an event hosted by Research Triangle Park in North Carolina.

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WasteZero PAYT Results

Fact sheet outlining the results demonstrated by WasteZero-designed pay-as-you-throw (PAYT) municipal waste reduction programs

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WasteZero Pay-as-You-Throw and Automated Collection

This explainer video demonstrates how WasteZero’s pay-as-you-throw programs work in cities and towns with automated solid waste collection.

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