In the News

8/19/2015, New ad campaign helps consumers sort out recycling confusion , USA Today, August 19, 2015, by Hadley Malcolm

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

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

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 Crowd WATD

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 WATD

11/2/2014  The Argument: Should Voters Support Question 2? Boston Globe South

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

6/23/2014  Massachusetts Food Waste will be composted, fed to microbes, Boston Globe 

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 

3/27/20143/27/2014 Companies cited for recyclables in the trash Boston Globe

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

11/6/2013 South Shore Recycling Cooperative, Member Towns awarded $475K DEP Grants


Scituate students experience the power of hands-on learning Patriot Ledger

7/11/2013 Senator Pacheco, Rep. Lewis, & Claire Galkowski of Westwood featured at Legislative Forum on Waste Reduction 

4/6/2013 Jimmy Tingle presents The Battle for the Bottle Bill, live at the Regent theater, Arlington, April 6, 2013

2/21/2013 Turn your rags into riches for Middleboro; Turn castoffs to cash for Plymouth Schools 

10/10/2012 Marshfield Fair Grounds Crew honored by SSRC posted in Globe South Weekly  

8/2012  South Shore Recycling Coop Helps Marshfield Fair Save Tons  in the Patch

7/2012 Letters to the Editor thanking Senator Hedlund, Rep. Nyman and Rep. Cantwell for support; South Shore legislator UBB scorecard  - CORRECTION:  Rep. Diehl added to list of courageous supporters

6/21/2012 Communities, charities profit in recycling textiles  By Johanna Seltz, Globe Correspondent

6/15/2012 STATE HOUSE NEWS: Committee buries bottle bill in study, outraging supporters 

2/3/12 Satuit Hardware joins in mercury recycling  Boston Globe 

7/11 State report offers case for expanding bottle law; Used N.H., Maine to compare costs, David Abel, Boston Globe

4/11  Swap your mercury devices for digital thermometers  Local and regional news outlets

4/11 Talking Trash: Recycling Campaigns gaining speed on the South Shore, South Shore Living April issue

3/11 MassRecycle's Paper campaign on CBS Boston
Watch the video, take the Challenge, see the ad .  It started at the SSRC in 2006!

2/11 "Plymouth County Corner" Plymouth County Treasurer Tom O'Brien and Claire Sullivan discuss the SSRC's formation, what it does for its towns, HHW collections, the Latex Paint Grant, mercury, paper, types of trash and recycling collection and more.  Produced by PACTV, 30 minutes

1/11 NEW POLL SHOWS STRONG SUPPORT FOR BOTTLE BILL UPDATE A recently conducted poll shows that 77 percent of Massachusetts residents support pending legislation to update the state’s Bottle Bill, the 5c deposit on some beverage containers which has been in effect since 1983. link to poll

5/10 COMMENTARY: Calling a bottle deposit a tax is garbage by Claire Sullivan, SSRC, and Tony Basile, MassRecycle; Patriot Ledger 5/16/2010

5/10 "Talking Trash on the South Shore", Responsible Energy  Alternatives Coalition of Hingham

11/09   "Less trash adds up to more cash", by Matt Carroll, Globe South Weekly 11/29/2009

9/09  South Shore support swells for Updated Bottle Bill

8/09  Kingston, Hanson, Scituate, Norwell, Duxbury, Cohasset selectmen

                     vote to support Updated Bottle Bill

7/09  SSRC towns fare well in Waste Ban Inspection Sweep

3/09  Celebrate Earth Day at the Hanover Mall 

12/08  Don’t trash your recycling efforts Recent news about the recycling commodities ...

12/08 SSRC celebrates 10 years of service with “Shredabrations” 

8/08 South Shore towns recycling more, wasting less 

4/08   Al Gore commends SSRC efforts, Earth Day Celebration; Patriot Cinemas offers free showings of “An Inconvenient Truth” 

4/08   Legislators talk trash with Municipal Managers; Rep. Hynes receives award

1/08 Patriot Ledger Op-Ed  A real paper chase: Too good for the trash

11/07 SSRC joins the "Mass Recycles Paper!" campaign; 9 Member towns also signed the Resolution more

11/07  Trash is down in South Shore towns

11/07  Patriot Ledger  Recycling Fever in Marshfield: Phone book competition inspires students to go green for ice cream

10/07   PAYT is really working in Marshfield

9/07  Tons of trash recycled, composted at the Marshfield Fair

7/07  - Gardeners' Gold: Compost bins also help you show your green side (Patriot Ledger)

5/07 - Town of Hanson votes to join the SSRC