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:

Save money, Save the Food

 

Recent News & Media

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August Updates

Recycling required of private Plymouth haulers 7/27/16

Holey Socks! They go in the donation box! 6/10/16

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.

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

Hazardous Waste Days

Click here for the Fall Schedule of Hazardous Waste Days and collection regulations

Upcoming Meetings & Events