TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE LIVING PRACTICES IN THE MID MAINE REGION

SMMC: PAYING FOR THROWING AWAY TRASH FOSTERS A THREE-WAY WIN

January 30, 2017

Waterville’s overhaul of its municipal solid waste system requires resident users of the collection and disposal system to pay for each unit of waste by buying specially marked garbage bags.

This Pay-As-You-Throw system, common in Maine and throughout the country, is similar to how many pay for city sewer and water or electricity: People pay for what they use.

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