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...

 

 

 

Member Towns: Abington,Cohasset,Duxbury, Hanover, Hanson, Hingham, Kingston, 

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:

All used clothing, shoes, belts, purses, and household 'softwear' are too good for the trash! 

You can recycle all your clean, dry clothing, shoes and linens in any textile donation bin. If they can't be reused, they will be recycled.  

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January 2017 Updates

Recycling required of private Plymouth haulers 7/27/16

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

 

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

Upcoming Meetings & Events

15 Feb 2017
08:50AM - 10:30AM
SSRC Breakfast Meeting
15 Feb 2017
11:00AM - 11:59PM
DEP Recycling Data Surveys due