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‘Pay As You Throw’ Trash Programs Becoming More Popular In Mass.

With tight municipal budgets and landfills filling up, 40% of Massachusetts communities are doing it, and yours could be next.

10/17/2014

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Reusing Plastic, It’s Fantastic

Discover ways to reuse plastic items around your home that may also save you money and teach your children how to be resourceful.

12/23/2013

Eco-ATMs are popping up across New England. (Photo Credit: Eco-ATM)

‘EcoATMs’ Turn Old Smart Phones Into Fast Cash

Whenever you buy a new smartphone, you may end up leaving your old one in a drawer but now there is a new option that can actually make you money.

10/15/2012

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NightSide – Dan Rea Discusses The Bottle Bill With Rep. John Keenan

It’s annoying to have that one bottle rejected from the machine because it wasn’t the right type.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/07/2012

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Saugus To Trash Pickers: Stay Away From Our Recycle Bins

The town of Saugus plans to start cracking down on trash pickers who go through residents’ recycle bins on trash day.

12/06/2011

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EPA Praises Boston Bruins For Food Donation & Recycling Efforts

The Environmental Protection Agency is praising the National Hockey League, the Boston Bruins and the New Jersey Devils for successful food recycling efforts.

11/19/2011

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Convenience Of K-Cups Comes With A Cost

Environmentalists are concerned with the number of cups being tossed in the trash. A lot of plastic is not being recycled.

10/03/2011

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Curious About Returning Motor Oil

Your article on the bottle return made me wonder about the motor oil return policy. -Roland, Plainville

WBZ-TV–08/10/2011

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Lawmakers To Consider Deposits On More Bottled Drinks

Bills to update and expand the deposit fees to include juices, sports drinks and water will get a hearing on Beacon Hill Wednesday.

07/18/2011

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Maine AG: Gloucester Man Illegally Recycled

Maine’s attorney general said a Gloucester lobsterman is facing serious charges for recycling cans and bottles in Maine.

02/13/2011

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