WasteZero In The News
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Sep 9

Vernon, Vt., Selectboard Says Pay-as-You-Throw System Working Well

Trash is down 59% after one year; local official calls the program “a resounding success” that “exceeded all of our expectations.”

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Sep 2

Hanson, Mass., Doubles Recycling Rate With Pay-as-You-Throw Trash Policy

The Boston Globe reports that solid waste decreased by 64% in the first year of the program.

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Sep 1

Woolwich, Maine, Kicks Off New Pay-as-You-Throw Program

Program will serve town of 3,000 with curbside solid waste and recycling collection.

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Sep 1

Acton, Mass., Kicks Off New Pay-as-You-Throw Program

Program will serve town of 22,000.

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Aug 21

Sandwich, Mass., Pay-as-You-Throw Program Sees Fourth Successful Year

The town releases figures showing it has cut solid waste by 49%.

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Aug 18

Sandwich, Mass., Pay-as-You-Throw Effort Deemed Success

The Cape Cod Times reports on the benefits of pay-as-you-throw to Sandwich, Mass., after four years. The Board of Selectmen Chair says, “I’m surprised, frankly, other communities haven’t done what we’ve done.”

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Jul 27

Hanson, Mass., Cuts Trash by 64% and Saves $51,000 in First Year of Pay-as-You-Throw

Town Administrator says, “We dramatically improved recycling, reduced solid waste, and saved taxpayers a considerable amount of money.”

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