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

 

 


 

Upcoming Meetings & Events

25 Mar 2019
08:00AM - 05:00PM
The MassRecycle R3 Summit and Trade Show
28 Mar 2019
08:50AM - 10:30AM
SSRC Breakfast meeting
04 Apr 2019
01:30PM - 03:00PM
Best Practices for Solid Waste & Recycling Contracts
09 Apr 2019
Using Recycled Content Materials in Road & Infrastructure Projects
09 Apr 2019
01:00PM - 03:00PM
SMRP Grant Information webinar
02 May 2019
08:50AM - 10:30AM
SSRC Breakfast Meeting

A Message from our Director:

The SSRC is seeking website migration, upgrade and maintenance service.  The RFQ is here as a pdf, here as a Word doc.

Please submit quotes to director@ssrcoop.info by 3 pm on March 21.

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February 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