On December 19th, 2017, the Selectmen voted on a new municipal waste contract. Your calls and emails were successful because the 35-gallon trash cart is an option. In fact, households will be able to choose 35, 65, or (gulp) 96-gallon trash carts. Each of those will be priced at an… Read More »SELECTMEN VOTE ON NEW TRASH AND RECYCLING CONTRACT
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FICTION 1: A 35 gal SMART trash cart is more expensive than a larger trash cart. FACT 1: By including all costs in the fee, the 35 gal SMART cart offers the most substantial cost reduction vs. status quo. With a 35 gal SMART cart, we can increase recycling to… Read More »CLARIFYING MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT TRASH
A letter from Linda Orel and Tim Humphreys. We were surprised to learn that Sharon produces more trash per household than 75 percent of all cities and towns in Massachusetts. Sharon’s Board of Selectmen will soon review proposals for new municipal solid waste and recycling services. They should choose MassDEP’s 35… Read More »We Don’t Have Money to Burn
The Sustainable Sharon Coalition Trash Team has been busy educating Sharon residents about the SMART Program (Save Money and Reduce Trash), which will improve trash removal, make the cost of trash disposable equitable to all – and help protect our environment. Consider this: Sharon residents generated 1,878 lbs. of trash… Read More »Trashy Videos Worth Watching!