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

23 May 2019
01:00PM - 02:00PM
US EPA: Planning for Natural Disaster Debris Guidance
04 Jun 2019
09:30AM - 12:00PM
Southeast Municipal Recycling Council meeting
25 Jun 2019
08:50AM - 10:30AM
SSRC Breakfast Meeting

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News & Media

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May Updates

MPHA to honor Plymouth Health Director , Wickedlocal Plymouth, 5/8/19 

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

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