Results with WasteZero
"We did have a 53% reduction in the amount of tonnage picked up
curbside. Those reductions are a very strong start for the program.
People are just really recycling more. We were extremely pleased
with those results. They were beyond our expectations."
"Recycling Quadruples in Brewer," Bangor Daily News, Feb.
Decreased solid waste and waste management costs. Increased
recycling. Additional revenue through bag sales and recycled
materials. The benefits from a WasteZero Trash Metering™ program
are truly wide reaching.
Savings and Revenue
Reduced tipping fees and out-of-region shipping fees, increased revenue from bag sales and recycled materials, and an overall strengthening of the community's financial health.
Ability to retain key jobs and key services, and create additional job opportunities in the recycling/reuse sector. Not to mention the ability to start or complete critical community projects.
Reduced natural resource depletion, energy use, and toxins in the air and water supply. Extended landfill lifespan and reduced need for landfill expansion.
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