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A Closer Look at Massachusetts

Recently, we looked at 100 cities and towns in MA that provide curbside trash collection to see if the towns with Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT) or Save Money and Reduce Trash (SMART) programs produced less trash than those without.  The data were very clear-cut, and you can read more here. So, it’s clear that PAYT/SMART programs reduce…

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Does PAYT/SMART Work in Massachusetts? MassDEP Data Clearly Says Yes…

You may remember a recent blog post in which we explored how well pay-as-you-throw (PAYT) works in Maine.  Using data provided by ecomaine, we showed that towns with PAYT programs produce 44.8% less trash per person than those without PAYT programs.  Recently, we decided to take a closer look at Massachusetts.  The question we wanted…

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