Upcoming Meetings

DATE:  Thursday, September 11, 9 am

LOCATION:   Weynouth Town Hall, 75 Middle St.




• SWANA SNE Memorial Golf Tournament, Lunch and Tour of Bourne ISWMFThursday, July 17th, Bourne Register here

Free electronics and appliance collection, 9 am-1 pm:

July 26, Plymouth DPW, 159 Camelot Dr. (off Long Pond Rd., Exit 5, just past Shops at 5)
open to residents of SSRC member towns, allow some time for lines; for other options, click here

Conducted by CRTRecycling of Brockton.

 SWANA SNE 11th Annual Recycling and Solid Waste Conference: "Relax, Reflect and Recharge" Tues., Oct. 7, Hyannis Resort and Spa. Exhibitor/sponsor registration here


Massachusetts Food Waste will be composted, fed to microbes, Boston Globe June 23, 2014

dog chew_towelHoley Socks, Not in the Trash!  June 10, 2014 

PACTV Community News South Shore Recycling, April 17, 2014 (5 minute video about 15th Anniversary Tour and Awards)

South Shore Recycling Cooperative honors four Environmental Heroes at 15th Anniversary Celebration April 1, 2014

15th Anniversary Tour, Luncheon and Awards program

South Shore Recycling Cooperative lauds Merle Brown for fifteen years of service 11/19/2013

South Shore Recycling Cooperative, Member Towns awarded $475K DEP SMRP Grants 11/6/2013

H765:  An Act to reduce solid waste and provide universal recycling access

Why the SSRC supports updating the Bottle Bill

Scituate students experience the power of hands-on learning Patriot Ledger, 11/1/2013

Marshfield Fair Grounds Crew honored by SSRC posted in Globe South Weekly 10/18/2012

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Grant Information Sessions

for the Municipal Grant Application

of the Sustainable Materials Recovery Program

There are currently 14 member towns:
Abington, Cohasset, Duxbury, Hanover, Hanson,
Hingham, Kingston, Middleboro, Norwell, Plymouth,
Rockland, Scituate, Weymouth, and Whitman

The South Shore Recycling Cooperative was established in 1998 to help member towns improve their recycling programs, and reduce the quantity, toxicity and cost of disposal. The SSRC accomplishes this by assisting towns in:

  • managing their solid waste programs efficiently
  • providing economy of scale through regional procurement of services while allowing member towns to maintain full control over solid waste management
  • educating residents about how and why they should manage their waste materials thoughtfully
  • advocating for funding, sensible laws and regulations that accomplish the goal of minimizing waste and cost and maximizing recovery at the municipal level
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