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Brewer, Maine, Official Says Pay-as-You-Throw Program Has Saved $370,000 in Five Years

The central Maine city has also cut trash tonnage by 50% and increased the recycling rate by almost 50%. Mayor: “The savings from the PAYT program have had a positive impact on the city’s tax rate, which benefits all of our taxpayers.” https://bangordailynews.com/2016/03/06/news/bangor/brewer-official-says-pay-as-you-throw-program-has-saved-370000-in-5-years/