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Commercial Hauler Tonnage Down Nearly a Third Since Tipping Fees; Triple Anticipated Residential Permits Sold

During comments preceding a vote on extending the sunset clause for tip fees and resident permit fees at the dump, it was reported that commercial hauler tonnage had dropped by a third since tipping fees were introduced. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich’s Voluntary Food Scrap Recycling Pilot Gets Under Way

The Town of Greenwich, in partnership with Waste Free Greenwich, Greenwich Recycling Advisory Board (GRAB) and Greenwich Green & Clean, announces the launch of the municipal food scrap recycling pilot on Monday, June 15, 2020. The drop-off food scrap recycling pilot is voluntary and free to all Greenwich residents with a permit to Holly Hill Resource Recovery Facility. Residents will collect food scraps at home in accordance withguidelines and bring them to the designated drop-off location next to the trash building at Holly Hill. The food scrap kits include a small bin you can keep in your kitchen, and a larger bin you can keep in your garage. You can purchase compostable bags to line the bin with. Continue Reading →

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LETTER: Anti-tax conservatives make an art of hypocrisy with “Tip Tax”

“Back in 2019, serving as a State Representative, Fred Camillo minced no words when he said, ‘Here’s a fact: tolls are taxes, and we have enough of those in Connecticut.’ Now that he’s responsible for a budget, he’s changed his tune.” – Jonathan Perloe Continue Reading →

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DesChamps: ‘Pay As You Throw’ at Holly Hill Will Bring A Sustainable Future

“Over 40% of recoverable materials in residential trash are compostable organics, and this figure skyrockets to 68% for restaurants and 51% for grocery stores. …The majority of food waste from Greenwich businesses ends up on the tipping floor at a cost to taxpayers.” – Julie DesChamps, Founder, Waste Free Greenwich Continue Reading →

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