With Pay-as-You-Throw, Good Policy Is Good Politics

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: pay-as-you-throw isn’t just good policy; it’s also good politics. That’s been true for a while, and the news yesterday out of Waterville, Maine, is just more evidence for it. In a city-wide referendum, Waterville residents voted by an overwhelming two-to-one margin to continue PAYT. It’s not hard to see why. Pay-as-you-throw […]

November WasteZero Newsletter

Boston TV News Covers Growth of Pay-as-You-Throw CBS affiliate reports on the program’s growing popularity throughout Massachusetts. Read more here. Plymouth, Mass., Marks First Anniversary of Successful Pay-as-You-Throw Program The town has cut trash by 44% and saved $83,000. Read more here. First Month of Waterville, Maine, Pay-as-You-Throw Program Exceeds Initial Projections Waterville, Maine, has […]