Portsmouth, R.I., Rejects Pay-as-You-Throw PlanPortsmouth, R.I., Rejects Pay-as-You-Throw Plan
March 2, 2015
The Associated Press
Portsmouth officials have rejected a pay-as-you-throw system for trash collection, citing potential costs for users.
The Newport Daily News reports that a town committee urged the council to adopt a pay-as-you-throw program that would have required residents to purchase bags with a Portsmouth logo and color.