SOUTH SHORE RECYCLING COOPERATIVE

 

 
 
 

Make the Least of Our Trash

Reduce  |  Reuse  |  Recycle

Disposing of our trash is expensive. To towns, their residents and the environment. 

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...


Last year, our South Shore towns spent $4.5 million to dispose of trash. 

What's wasted in our trash: Food, compostable paper 25%, Clean paper, cardboard 16%, Rigid plastics 6%, Textiles 5%, Plastic film 4%, Everything else 42%

Source: Covanta SEMASS Waste Study 2013

 

 


 

A Message from our Executive Director:

I hope you like the new website!  Thanks to KQuigley Design for upgrading it.

The office will be closed through July 11.  

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June Newsletter

South Shore Recycling Cooperative holds 17th Anniversary Event April 2016

Recycler of the Year Award
 
Director Galkowski received MassRecycle’s Individual Recycler of the Year Award. Sydney Hausman-Cohen from Product Stewardship Institute submitted the nomination. Other winners included The Boston Red Sox (business), the Town of Manchester-by-the-Sea (municipality), and mattress recycler UTEC Lowell (institution).

On this website:

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

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

Find a Hazardous Waste Collection Event near you.

Learn more about recycling dos and don'ts by visiting Waste Ban Regulations, Recycling 101 and Advanced Recycling.

 

 

Upcoming Meetings & Events

04 Aug 2016
08:50AM - 10:30AM
SSRC Board Meeting