Refuse District Begins Composting Food Waste
Alex Elvin
The Edgartown transfer station for the four-town district is now accepting food waste for composting. The pilot program began last week.
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Refuse District Tries Again to Win Voter Approval for Expansion
Alex Elvin

For the third time in as many years, the Martha’s Vineyard Refuse District will seek funding at town meetings for a $2.5 million project to expand its transfer station in Edgartown.

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Neighbors, MVC Question Refuse District Expansion
Alex Elvin

Debate continues over over expansion plans for the Edgartown refuse district transfer station. Neighbors are questioning the large size of the project.

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Refuse District Expansion Plan Looks to Future
Alex Elvin

If funding is approved at upcoming town meetings, the Martha’s Vineyard Refuse District will expand its central facility beginning next year. The Vineyard produces thousands of tons of trash annually, all of it shipped off-Island.

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Refuse District Expansion Comes Under Scrutiny by MVC
Alex Elvin

A major expansion at the Edgartown transfer station had its first public hearing before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission.

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Funding in Place, Refuse District Expansion Moves Forward
Alex Elvin

Over the past seven months, voters in four Island towns have approved funding for a major expansion of the Martha’s Vineyard Refuse District transfer station. The $2.5 million project is expected to triple the Edgartown station’s vehicle capacity and allow for future expansion.

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Demand for Composting Expected to Grow Here
Alex Elvin
Massachusetts has become the first state in the nation to put a ban on commercial food waste entering landfills. Larger businesses on the Vineyard are preparing for the changes, and businesses and residents are feeling the need for more composting regulations.
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