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MAYOR: 'Pay As You Throw' Announcement Today

Mayor Gary Christenson's office will hold a media round-table detailing the PAYT committee's findings.

The Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT) and Waste Removal will reveal the findings of their study during a media round-table Tuesday, according to a press release circulated by city hall.

The event is not open to the general public, but is expected to provide on-the-record details to local media about possible reforms to the program.

During the campaign, Christenson promised to "work to include in the city's next recycling and waste management contract: moving to a single stream system, providing residents with larger, covered recycling containers and modifying trash pickup so that no PAYT bag is required until after the first 33-gallon barrel is filled," according to campaign literature, though the committee reportedly explored a number of options while drafting their report.

Malden Patch will have more information as it becomes available.

mg April 02, 2013 at 08:23 PM
If it came down to that, I'd just stockpile my trash and then hire a local company to haul it away for less than $100... unfortunately that stinks, and attracts critters.
paul surette April 02, 2013 at 08:44 PM
I know at least Chris is smart enough not to pay $1200. for a glowing apple!
Chris Caesar April 02, 2013 at 09:43 PM
Yeah, and that guy is an idiot.
jirkyrick April 02, 2013 at 10:04 PM
Sooooo.. We are still waiting, bad survey monkey, bad naughty monkey, he needs a spanking.... But really, what's the announcement from Mayor Quimby
mg April 02, 2013 at 10:21 PM
Any laptop worth its salt is going to cost way more than $1200 for what I need it to do, honestly.

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