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

06 Dec 2018
08:50AM - 10:30AM
SSRC Breakfast Meeting
12 Dec 2018
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Southeast Municipal Recycling Council

A Message from our Director:

The SSRC is seeking an Assistant Recycling Education and Compliance Officer.  It iwll be part time through the spring.  Please see details here.

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News & Media

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October Updates

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

A case for producer responsibility, Claire Galkowski, Resource Recycling, 6/5/18

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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