Local company recycles leftover latex paint; bill would keep more out of the landfill

Wendall Waters, wickedlocal.com, June 3,2022 A woman-owned paint recycling business in (Hanover) Massachusetts has, over the course of a decade, gone from garage-scale production to having a small batch be 300 gallons. RECOLOR is part of a growing movement to keep paint out of landfills and create local economic opportunities. If new legislation sitting in the…

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SSRC Director live on air on Earth Day

WATD 95.9 fm Host Rob Hakala will talk with Claire Galkowski, the Executive Director of the South Shore Recycling Cooperative at 8:41 am on Friday, April 22 about things we can do to make a difference in helping to take care of Mother Earth. Live stream here. Blog post here….

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How Maine is transforming who pays for recycling

PBS Newshour, Nov. 14, 2021 For years, Americans have been encouraged to recycle, but global changes to the market for recycled material has led to a realization that just because that symbol is on the package or it’s placed in a blue bin, doesn’t necessarily mean a used product will…

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