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Mixed Recycling is NEW CT Recycling Program

New State Recycling Program - Mixed Recycling replacing Single Stream

There is a new, State-wide recycling program called "mixed recycling."   This has replaced "single stream" in an effort to standardize recycling in all of Connecticut's 169 cities and towns. For guidelines, explanations and helpful materials for "What's In, What's Out", please visit www.RecycleCT.com, or the CT DEEP's webpage here.

Ridgefield Library will host a special presentation, What's In? What's Out? on Sunday, May 6 at 3:00 pm. Come to this FREE fun family-friendly event at the Ridgefield Library to learn where our garbage and recycling really goes. Why is it important to recycle? What really should go in your bin? Learn about the NEW state recycling guide, "What's In What's Out" and other recycling programs available for paint, mattresses, thermostats and electronic waste.

Jennifer Heaton-Jones the Executive Director of the regional government solid waste management authority,HRRA, will give a one hour Trash Talk. Other recycling experts will be on hand and lots of fun free giveaways to inspire you to reduce, reuse and recycle.

Learn more about this event here.

To watch a video to learn about the proper use and disposal of plastic bags, click here ->Plastic Bags.

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