Recycling Today reports on the success of pay-as-you-throw in Grafton, Mass., at the program’s three-year anniversary. http://www.recyclingtoday.com/payt-grafton-wastezero.aspx
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Gloucester, Mass., Mayor Carolyn Kirk speaks about the money that pay-as-you-throw has saved her city. http://www.gloucestertimes.com/news/local_news/bags-cut-waste-save-city-m/article_7c0ce88c-0c1d-5494-a4ec-20f8fb7f616e.html
Sandwich, Mass., reduced its solid waste tonnage by 42% and saved $120,000 in disposal costs in the first year of its pay-as-you-throw program. http://www.wickedlocal.com/x1298141714/-Pay-as-you-throw-deemed-successful-in-its-first-year#axzz26M7Nwjff
With one year of pay-as-you-throw, Tiverton, R.I., has reduced trash tonnage by more than 50% and doubled the recycling rate. http://www.heraldnews.com/x1832934498/Tivertons-Pay-As-You-Throw-trash-program-adding-life-to-landfill#ixzz21k8EF1rY