In the News

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

10/6/2015  Weymouth gets $26K for increased recycling, WickedLocal Weymouth

20/28/2015 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

10/6/2015 Two decades later, NY Times takes another swipe at recycling, Dylan 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

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

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

3/27/2014  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

11/1/2013 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

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

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

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.  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

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

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

3/09  Celebrate Earth Day at the Hanover Mall 

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

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