pay-as-you-throw

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pay-as-you-throw

adj
denoting a system for waste collection in which households are charged according to the amount of refuse they leave
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In a report completed last month and to be presented to the Board of Selectmen at its next meeting, the Pay As You Throw Committee has determined that while the program could save about $60,000 - which accounts for the increased cost for trucking - too much community opposition existed to move forward.
The town first began talking about the move from transfer station trash drop-off to pay as you throw two years ago and resurrected the idea last summer, said Town Manager James Malloy.
Many who were questioning the merits of pay-as-you-throw versus other systems were told the same thing, that the article was as simple as "do you want your board to look at pay as you throw or not," and that discussion on the actual program should be taken to other meetings.