In the News

2/17/17 SSRC hires Recycling Education and Compliance Officer

6/10/16 Holey Socks! They go in the donation box! Hingham Journal, Cohasset Mariner

4/8/2016 South Shore Recycling Cooperative holds 17th Anniversary EventBobbi Clark, 95.9 WATD fm 

2/16/2016  Kingston Schools, Resident honored for waste reduction efforts,Wickedlocal Kingston

1/31/2016 Kingston Board of Selectmen: Exploring business access to recycling at transfer station,Wickedlocal Kingston

1/14/2016, Hingham recognized for waste reduction, Wickedlocal Hingham

1/13/2016, Cohasset recognized for waste reduction efforts ,Wickedlocal Cohasset

1/9/2016, Scituate commended for waste reduction successes, Wickedlocal Scituate

1/8/2016 Abington recognized for environmental efforts, WickedLocal Abington

12/31/2015  Weymouth schools, DPW commended for waste reduction, WickedLocal Weymouth

12/31/2015 Town of Duxbury commended, WickedLocal Duxbury

12/28/2016 11 press releases:  SSRC, eight member towns commended for waste reduction successes

10/24/2015 Remember: Recycling in Hingham Is Mandatory, Kim Juric, Hingham Journal

10/28/2015 Recycling Wars: Opponents touch gloves, now what?, John Trotti, MSW Mamagement Weekly

10/13/2015 The Value of Waste Reduction, or, What the New York Times Got Wrong About Recycling, Waste Zero blog post

10/12/2015  You say "recycling is garbage?" Trash that argument, Conrad MacKerron, GreenBiz

10/10/2015 Where Our Trash Goes: 9 more LTEs in response to "The Reign of Recycling", NYT

10/9/2015 Fact Check: Reign of Recycling, Closed Loop Fund Team

10/7/2015 ISRI Responds to Misinformed Claims About the State of Recycling in The New York Times

10/6/2015Two decades later, NY Times takes another swipe at recyclingDylan deThomas, Resource Recycling

10/6/2015 He's Back, Athena Lee Bradley, Northeast Recycling Council

10/5/2015  NYT Missed the mark. Keefe Harrison responds, The Recycling Partnership, LTE to NY Times

10/3/2015 The Reign of Recycling, OpEd by John Tierney, NY Times

9/21/2015   Marshfield Fair makes a habit of recycling

8/21/2015  Containers available for event recycling

8/17/2015 State promotes mattress recycling; Landfills running out of room Boston Globe, by David Abel

8/18/2015  Kingston Transfer Station now takes antifreeze, large rigid plastics

8/9/2015   The Argument: Should Massachusetts adopt legislation making recycling mandatory for all residents?, Boston Globe South Weekly, Brenda Black, Bob Stubbs

7/20/2015  Plymouth to require private hauler recycling, eliminate $10 recycling-only sticker, Old Colony Memorial

6/27/2015 Editorial: Keep Trash on the Table, Greg Mathis, Old Colony Memorial

6/10/2015  Editorial: Less trash talk, more talk about trashOld Colony Memorial

4/9/2015    Trash Bash story, South Shore Recycling Cooperative, PACTV Plymouth Community News

4/8/2015    Plymouth receives "Municipal Trash Basher" Award, Old Colony Memorial

3/27/2015  Plymouth's Trash Program is a Winner; Comedian Jimmy Tingle Rocks CrowdWATD

3/26/2015  Kingston PAYT Forum, PACTV, Community News,(4 minutes)

11/4/2014  Powerful Women Revealed: Nicole Perry hosts a conversation with SSRC Director Claire Galkowski on WATD0

9/30/2014  Hingham businesses doing their part with recycling, Hingham Journal

6/10/2014  Holey Socks, not in the trash!

4/17/2014  PACTV Community News South Shore Recycling Cooperative (5 minute video about 15th Anniversary Tour and Awards)

4/1/2014  South Shore Recycling Cooperative honors four Environmental Heroes at 15th Anniversary Celebration 

3/27/2014  Companies cited for recyclables in the trash Boston Globe

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

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

3/11 MassRecycle's Paper campaign on CBS Boston. It started at the SSRC in 2006!

Recycler of the Year Award
Director Galkowski received MassRecycle’s Individual Recycler of the Year Award. Sydney Hausman-Cohen from Product Stewardship Institute submitted the nomination. Other winners included The Boston Red Sox (business), the Town of Manchester-by-the-Sea (municipality), and mattress recycler UTEC Lowell (institution).