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Some towns would rather toss 'pay as you throw'

Vt Digger - - 11:33 am Tue Jun 9th, 2015

Vermont's new Act 148 universal recycling law bears such nicknames as SMART - Save Money and Reduce Trash.

So why do people in towns such as Ludlow, population 1,963, want to toss out the state mandate?

The community that's home to Okemo Mountain Resort currently uses tax money to offer free weekly garbage pickup to central villagers and, for residents in the rest of town, to charge $10 a year for unlimited trips to its municipal trash disposal station.

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Shrewsbury, VT 05738 (Set as Local)
Barton, VT 05822 (Set as Local)
Brattleboro, VT 05301 (Set as Local)
Ludlow, VT 05149 (Set as Local)
Rutland, VT 05701 (Set as Local)
Barre, VT 05641 (Set as Local)
Montpelier, VT 05602 (Set as Local)

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