OPINION: Let’s make paper recycling even stronger with EPR

Waste Dive, January 9, 2024 Submitted by the following members of the Product Stewardship Institute: Too much paper and cardboard is still going to waste in the United States. Contrary to popular belief, recycling costs money and even the most recycled materials should pay their fair share of recycling programs….

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HHW assessment crew at Hanover event

The South Shore Recycling Cooperative (SSRC) seeks a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Supervisor to check in residents and assess load quantities at 10 to 12 Saturday events per year from 8 am-2 pm. Locations vary around the South Shore. For the Supervisor role, there are also some preparatory and follow…

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Free tire collections this fall

The South Shore Recycling Cooperative, Plymouth County Mosquito Control, and the Towns of Plymouth and Rockland are teaming up for 2 free tire collections this fall. Saturdays from 9 AM – 1 PM on Oct. 21 in Rockland and Nov. 11 in Plymouth The events are open to Plymouth County residents of SSRC…

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Muratore, O’Connor honored at SSRC 25th Recycla-versary

May 25, 2023 At its 25th “Recycla-versary” on May 16th, the South Shore Recycling Cooperative honored Representative Mathew Muratore (1st Plymouth) and Senator Patrick O’Connor (1st Plymouth and Norfolk) with Environmental Hero awards.  The award has been given to fifteen outstanding citizens and legislators since 2000, including now-Plymouth County Treasurer Tom O’Brien, now-Mayor Bob Hedlund of Weymouth,…

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