Entries by Locke Raper

How Maine Towns Are Trying to Throw Away Less and Save More

An article in the Bangor Daily News looks at pay-as-you-throw’s popularity across Maine, where one-third of residents live in PAYT communities and see 40%-55% less solid waste on average. https://bangordailynews.com/2015/07/09/the-point/how-maine-towns-are-trying-to-throw-away-less-and-save-more/?ref=topStories5

Pay-As-You-Throw Pays

The town of Brewster, Mass., reports that trash is down 47% with pay-as-you-throw, recycling is up, and the program saved them $51,000 last year. http://brewster.wickedlocal.com/article/20150109/NEWS/150106701/?Start=1