Make the Least of Our Trash

Reduce  |  Reuse  |  Recycle Right

 

Member Towns: 

 Abington, Cohasset, Duxbury, Hanover, Hanson, Hingham, Hull, Kingston, 

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The SSRC helps Member Towns optimize their recycling programs, reduce the quantity, toxicity & cost of disposal, and advocates for policies and laws that help municipalities put waste to its highest use at the lowest cost. More...

 

What's wasted in our residential trash: Food, compostable paper 26%, Clean paper, cardboard 12%, Textiles 8%, Rigid plastics 5%Plastic film 3%, Metals 2% Everything else 44%

Source: Covanta SEMASS Waste Study 2016

 

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Upcoming Meetings & Events

21 Feb 2019
08:50AM - 10:30AM
SSRC Breakfast meeting
25 Mar 2019
08:00AM - 05:00PM
The MassRecycle R3 Summit and Trade Show

A Message from our Director:

The SSRC is pleased to announce that Dorie Stolley, owner of Three Birds Consulting in Plymouth, has been hired as our new Recycling Education and Compliance Officer.  We thank our departing RECO Julie Sullivan, who is working with her to ensure a smooth transition. 

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January Updates

Scituate: Recycling Tips from the SSRC, with Dorie Stoley, RECO, WATD FM, 1/28/19

SSRC set to make sure you understand recycling at the Scituate Transfer Station, by Ruth Thompson, Scituate Mariner, 1/24/19

Facing higher costs, cities enforce cleaner recycling, by Yasmin Amir and Bob Oakes,  WBUR, 8/2018

Norwell implements new recycling program, Kate Walsh, WickedLocal Norwell, 7/12/18

More News   Videos

On this website:

Visit Recycling A-Z to find the answer to "What should I do with...." 

The Town Program pages provide contact information and links to Member Town's recycling programs.

Learn more about recycling dos and don'ts by visiting Recycling 101 and Advanced Recycling.

Hazardous Waste Days

Click here for the Schedule of Hazardous Waste Days and collection details