Recycling Tip of The Week: Why Recycle? Around Town, Home, Latest News Mar 242014 The town pays about $90 per ton to dispose of municipal solid waste, yet the town gets paid about $20 per ton for recyclables. Recycling saves our taxpayers about $110 per ton! Recycling pays! Share this:Share on TumblrEmailPrint Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.