Information for the Fight
Against Trash

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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