Communities who turned their trash into real savings
Eliot, ME

57% Trash Reduction

The small town of Eliot, ME decided to find a way to reduce the tax burden on residents. To address these efforts, in early September, 2013, the Town kicked off its WasteZero PAYT program.  In four short months, the amount of trash generated dropped by more than half, and the Town saved close to $9,000, putting them on a…

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“This is a much more fair way than the traditional way of charging a flat fee for each household...”

DPW Director, Decatur, GA

Hanson, MA

Going PAYT When Tipping Fees Increase

Going PAYT to Avoid Increased Tipping Fees

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“Many people have come to me and said how much money they’ve saved under [the WasteZero system]. If you’re willing to recycle, you’re going to save money.”

Select Board Chair, Littletown, MA

Waterville, ME

Using PAYT to Pay for Curbside Recycling

Using PAYT to pay for Curbside Recycling

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