Pay As You Throw

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

 

 

Pay As You Throw

 

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Pay As You Throw - New Hampshire Experiences

We suggest checking with municipalities directly for up to date programs/ costs.

 

City/Town

Population

Start Date

Program Management

Waste Collection

Program Type

Bag Size and Cost each for MSW

Distribution

Barrington

8,843

1993

Municipality

Drop Off

Bags

  • 33 Gallon $13.00/roll
  • 15 Gallon $9.00/roll
  • Transfer Station

Bethlehem

2,600

2000

Municipality & Private Hauler

Curbside & Drop Off

 

*Program on hold as of August 2020*

 

Canterbury

2,366

2006

Municipality

Drop Off

Bags

  • 30 gallon (roll of 10 bags) $20.00
  • 15 gallon (roll of 10 bags) $10.00
  • Transfer Station
  • Town Office
  • Shaw's- Ft. Eddy Rd./Concord

Claremont

13,233

1987

Municipality

Drop Off

Punch Card

  • Up to 30 gallon bag $3.00
  • Up to 13 gallon bag $2.00
  • City Hall
  • Dept. of Central Collections
  • Golden Cross Ambulance

Concord

42,501

2009

Private Hauler

Curbside 

Bags

  • 30 Gallon - $2.50
  • 15 Gallon - $1.25 (Sold in bundles of 5 bags)
  • Retail Stores

Dalton

981

2000

Muncipality

Drop Off

Bags

  • Large roll $17.00
  • Small roll $11.00
  •  Transfer Station

Dover

30,683

1991

Municipality & Private Hauler

Curbside

Bags & Tags

  • 30 Gallon- $3.91
  • 15 Gallon- $2.34
  • Bulky Item Tags - $10/each
  • Retail Stores

Exeter

14,845

1993

Municipality

Curbside & Drop Off

Bags

  • 33 gallon bag- $2.50
  • 15 gallon bag - $1.25
  • Retail Stores 

Farmington

6,794

1993

Municipality

Drop Off

Stickers/  Clear Bags

Clear Bags:

  • Stickers $1.50 each
  • 33 gallon bag or less = 1 sticker;
  • Larger than 33-gallon 2 stickers 
  • Transfer Station
  • Town Office
  • Retail Stores  

Franconia/Easton/Sugar Hill

1,104/254/563

(1,921)

2000

Municipality

Drop Off

Bags

Large

  • $2.50 ea./$25.00 (roll of 10 bags)
  • $500 per case - 20 rolls per case

Small

  • $1.75 ea./$17.50 (roll of 10 bags)
  • $350 per case (20 rolls per case) 
  • Town Office
  • Hardware store
  • Village Store
  • Harmon's Cheese
  • Franconia Market

Gilsum

816

1989

Municipality

Drop Off

Bags

  • 33 Gallon bag- $2.00
  • Roll of 10 bags- $20.00
  • Transfer Station

Hinsdale

4,029

1996

Municipality & Private Hauler

Curbside & Drop Off

Bags

  • 33 Gallon - $2.00
  • 15 Gallon - $1.00
  • Transfer Station
  • Town Office
  • Retail Stores (T-Bird, Minute Mart, Walmart)

Keene

23,145

2005

Municipality & Private Hauler

Curbside & Drop Off

Bags & Punch Cards

  • 33 gallon or smaller -$2.00
  • Larger than 33 gallons- $4.00
  • $.10/lb. for loose refuse 
  • Retail Stores

Kensington

2,114

1992

Municipality & Private Hauler

Curbside

Stickers

  • 52 free stickers per year per resident
  • $2.00 per sticker thereafter
  • Town Office

Lancaster

3,515

1999

Municipality & Private Hauler

Curbside & Drop Off

Bags

  • 33 Gallon - $15 for 10 bags
  • 20 Gallon - $12.50 for 10 bags
  • 13 Gallon - $10 for 10 bags
  • Transfer Station
  • Retail Stores (Shaw's, North End, Jiffy Mart)

Lebanon

13,599

1984

Solid Waste Division DPW

Private Haulers

Punch Card

  • $1.50/ household bag
  • 3.00/contractor bag
  • $15.00 Per Punch Card 
  • Retail Stores

Lisbon/Landaff/Lyman

1,595/415/533

(2,543)

1996

Municipality & Private Hauler

Curbside & Drop Off

Bags

  • 33 Gallon - $3.50
  • 15 Gallon - $2.50

Transfer Station

  • (Large & Small Bags by the roll or individually*)

2 Gas Stations

  • (Large only)

*selling individual bags not recommended by TS Manager as is very time consuming

Littleton

5,928

1993

Municipality

Drop Off

Bags

  • 30 Gallon - $3.00
  • 20 Gallon - $2.00 (sold in rolls of 10 bags)
  • Transfer Station
  • Retail Stores

Lyme

1,710

2005

Municipality

Drop Off

Stickers

  • 5 stickers - $15.00
  • Town Office
  • Retail Stores

Newmarket

9,172

1995

Municipality & Private Hauler

Curbside

Bags

  • Large $2.25 ea.
  • Large (5 pack) $11.25
  • Small $1.15 ea.
  • Small (5 pack) $5.75
  • Town Office

Orford

1,235

1993

Municipality

Drop Off

Bags

  • Kitchen Bags $2.00
  • 30/33 gallon bags $3.00
  • Contractor bags $4.00
  • Residents purchase regular trash bags

Peterborough/Sharon

6,526/353

(6,679)

1999

Municipality

Drop Off

Bags

  • 33 Gallon - $15.00/roll of 10 bags
  • 15 Gallon - $7.50/roll of 10 bags
  • Retail Stores

Piermont

782

2005

Municipality

Drop Off

Bags

  • 55 Gallon (contractors bag)-$6.00
  • 33 Gallon (town bag) -$3.50
  • 13 Gallon (town bag) - $2.50
  • Town Office
  • Local Store

Plainfield

2,399

1992

Municipality & Private Hauler

Curbside

Stickers

  • $2.50 ea.
  • Town Office (in person or by mail)
  • Deli-Marts
  • Library

Raymond

10,282

2005

Municipality & Private Hauler

Curbside

Bags

  • 33 Gallon -$21.25/roll of 5 bags
  • 13 Gallon - $16.25/roll of 5 bags 
  • Town Office
  • Retail Stores 

Sanbornton

2,979

1995

Municipality

Drop Off

Bags/   Stickers

Sticker for own bag:

  • 33 Gallon - $1.75
  • 20 Gallon - $1.50

Sanbornton Bag:

  • 33 gallon - $2.00
  • 20 gallon - $1.75

Stickers:

  • Transfer Station
  • Town Office

Bags:

  • Transfer Station Only

Shelburne

372

2005

Municipality

Drop Off

Bags

Clear Bags:

  • Stickers - $1.50 each
  • 33 gallon bag or less = 1 sticker
  • larger than 33 gallon = 2 stickers 
  • Transfer Station
  • Town Office

Somersworth

11,684

1991

Municipality & Private Hauler

Curbside

Bags

  • 30 Gallon - $20/roll of 10 bags
  • 15 Gallon- $14.50/roll of 10 bags
  • Retail Stores
  • City Hall

South Hampton

810

1997

Municipality

Curbside

Bags

First 35 -

  • gallon barrel or bag picked up curbside at no charge
  • $1.00 per bag thereafter
  • Town Office
  • Library

Tilton

3,633

2013

Municipality

Curbside

Bags

  • 33 Gallon - $1.50
  • 15 Gallon - $1.00  
  • Town Hall

Troy

2,132

2000

Municipality

Drop Off

Bags

  • 30 Gallon - $10.00 (pack of 10 bags)
  • 15 Gallon - $5.00 (pack of 10 bags)
  • Transfer Station
  • Town Office

Walpole

3,861

1995

Municipality

Drop Off

Bags

  • 33 Gallon - $20.00 for roll of 10 bags
  • Retail Stores

Warren

916

1996

Municipality

Drop Off

Bags

  • 55 gallon bags $3.00
  • 40 Gallon - $2.00
  • 30 Gallon - $2.00  (roll of 10 bags)
  • 15 Gallon - $1.00 (roll of 10 bags)
  • Trash without bags charged at discretion of TS attendant
  • Transfer Station
  • Town Office
  • Local Store

Whitefield

2,360

1997

Municipality

Drop Off

Bags

  • 30 gallon- roll of 10 bags - $17.00
  • 15 gallon - roll of 10 bags - $12.00
  • Town Office
  • Jiffy Mart
  • Market & Deli

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