Neighbors Object to Refuse District Expansion
Noah Asimow
A long-planned project to expand the Martha’s Vineyard Refuse District central transfer station is under review by the Martha’s Vineyard Commission.
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Reusable, Recyclable? Not So Fast Say Island Waste Stations
Noah Asimow
A plastic bag ban was adopted on the Vineyard two years ago by every Island town. But reusable bags being handed out at Stop & Shop stores are causing confusion, and problems.
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Independent Report Finds Trash Disposal on Island Is Inefficient and Costly
Jim Hickey

A new report prepared for the Martha’s Vineyard Refuse Disposal and Resource Recovery District recommends that Tisbury and Oak Bluffs rejoin the district after a 15-year absence and suggests that the Island consider a larger, more efficient regional transfer station and overhaul its recycling programs.

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