Past Efforts

  • Mid-2010s: Municipal "Buy recycled" policy for purchasing products which are environmentally preferable and/or made of recycled materials.
  • November 2019: Textile recycling offered through Bay State Textile Recycling. A collection bin is located at the Pine Street facility. In addition to clothes, many other items such as pillows, shoe, and stuffed animals can be recycled. Click here for a complete list of acceptable items.
  • November 2020: Private curbside composting becomes available (Black Earth Compost)

Future Efforts

In the future, Canton may wish to explore several programs and policies to reduce waste. There are several grant programs that relate to these efforts.
Waste PAYT