SOUTH SHORE RECYCLING COOPERATIVE

 

 
 
 

Make the Least of Our Trash

Reduce  |  Reuse  |  Recycle Right

Disposing of our trash is expensive. To towns, their residents and the environment. 

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...

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Member Towns: Abington, Cohasset, Duxbury, Hanover, Hanson, Hingham, Hull, Kingston, 

Last year, our South Shore towns spent $4.5 million to dispose of trash. 

What's wasted in our trash: Food, compostable paper 25%, Clean paper, cardboard 16%, Rigid plastics 6%, Textiles 5%, Plastic film 4%, Everything else 42%

Source: Covanta SEMASS Waste Study 2016

 

 


 

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January 2018 Updates

In this contest, the least trashy team wins (Hingham High), by Hattie Bernstein, Globe South, 2/18/18

Kingston is putting haulers on notice, by Kathryn Gallerani, WickedLocal Kingston, 1/29/18 

Recycling on the South Shore (9 min), with Kingston's Paul Basler, SSRC's Julie Sullivan. PCN/PACTV, 10/26/2017

Life in plastic, it's fantastic... or is it?  by Julie Sullivan, Whitman-Hanson Express, 10/5/17

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

Upcoming Meetings & Events

22 Feb 2018
02:00PM - 03:30PM
How to Beat Residential Recycling Contamination – Learn from the Experts
01 Mar 2018
08:50AM - 10:30AM
SSRC Breakfast Meeting
14 Mar 2018
08:45AM - 12:00PM
Southeast Municipal Recycling Council
26 Mar 2018
08:00AM - 05:00PM
MassRecycle/SWANA SNE R3 Conference