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Recycling in Connecticut

Organization Department of Environmental Protection
Organization Type Government
URL http://www.ct.gov/dep/cwp/view.asp?A=2714&Q=324892
Geographic Scope Connecticut
Issue Hazardous Waste & Materials, Landfills, Material Conservation/Waste Minimization, Pollution Prevention, Recycling, Remanufacturing
Sector All
Type Of Assistance Compliance Assistance, General Information, How-To Guides
Description An important step was taken toward changing the way we manage our municipal solid waste (MSW) when Connecticut adopted a solid waste management hierarchy which utilizes first source reduction, then recycling, composting, waste-to-energy and finally landfilling as the preferred methods to handle our trash

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