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

An article in the Boston Globe about how the town of Hanson has benefitted from pay-as-you-throw.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/regionals/south/2015/09/01/hanson-doubles-recycling-rate-with-pay-you-throw-trash-policy/GwDIlZkJw0Is8rQyVItf7I/story.html

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

“We’ve reduced trash by half,” Public Works Director says.

http://www.capenews.net/sandwich/news/sandwich-pay-as-you-throw-program-sees-fourth-successful-year/article_e5121922-4825-11e5-ac54-07d0bdc31650.html

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

The town reports saving $600,000 in disposal costs over four years of pay-as-you-throw.

http://www.capecodtimes.com/article/20150818/NEWS/150819424

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

Cutting Trash in Half: How New Hampshire Towns and Cities Can Secure Their Financial Future with Pay-as-You-Throw

The New Hampshire Municipal Association has published an article on the success of pay-as-you-throw in the Granite State.

https://www.nhmunicipal.org/TownAndCity/Article/621

Boston Public Radio Covers Pay-as-You-Throw

WGBH radio in Boston devotes a half-hour discussion to the success and popularity of pay-as-you-throw across Massachusetts.

http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-trash-trash-food-and-food-thought

The Atlantic Magazine Calls Pay-as-You-Throw Part of “The Future of Trash”

A feature article in The Atlantic says that pay-as-you-throw is part of “the future of trash,” citing positive results from the program in Worcester, Mass.

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/07/future-of-trash/395279/

Pay as You Throw Away? Five Ways to Cut Off Waste at the Source

Waterville, Maine, Foresees $430,000 Gain With Pay-as-You-Throw

The city reports that it has cut trash by 55% with pay-as-you-throw, leading to dramatic financial gains.

http://www.centralmaine.com/2015/03/24/waterville-foresees-430000-gain-with-pay-as-you-throw/

Fall River, Mass., Pay-as-You-Throw Program on Target to Make $3.5M

The city of Fall River says its pay-as-you-throw program is on track to meet its $3.5 million annual revenue and savings target.

http://www.heraldnews.com/article/20150212/NEWS/150218295