SOUTH SHORE RECYCLING COOPERATIVE

 

 
 
 

Make the Least of Our Trash

Reduce  |  Reuse  |  Recycle Right

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, 

In 2016, our South Shore towns spent $4.9 million to dispose of trash. 

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

 

 


 

A Message from our Director:

The SSRC office will be closed Thursdays and Fridays during the summer, as well as from July 16-26. 

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June Updates

Norwell implements new recycling program, Kate Walsh, WickedLocal Norwell, 7/12/18

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

New China policies spark disarray in region's recycling industry, David Abel, Boston Globe, 6/5/18

Why recycling costs more than garbage, Stephanie Leydon, WGBH, featuring Rockland's Janice McCarthy, 5/25/18

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

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