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  • What's New?

    CT Council on Environmental Quality Releases Bottle Bill Report

    Hartford, CT - - In a special report, “Low Deposit, Low Return” the State’s Council on Environmental Quality documents the relationship between the deposit fee on beverage containers and the rate at which those containers are returned.   The report projects that based on the experience of other states, a five-cent increase could raise beverage container redemptions by, at least, fifty percent above the current level. The report also calls for DEEP to assess the true cost of the collecting, storing, and shipping redeemed beverage containers; and recommend to the Legislature an appropriate increase in the handling fee to benefit retailers and redemption centers. If you'd like to see this report, drop us a note at ctrecyclers@gmail.com and we'll send you a copy. 

  • CRC Covid-19 Webinar CRC Covid-19 Webinar

    These informative sessions, hosted by CRC monthly, will focus on current key issues in recycling and materials management, with the goal of increasing understanding, identifying pathways for improvements and networking!

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  • CRC's Board of Directors meets every month for regular business. It's members come from diverse backgrounds unified by their goal to advance recycling in Connecticut. All members of the CRC are welcome to attend! 

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  • Who are we?

    The CRC is Connecticut’s foremost organization for businesses, municipalities, professionals and citizens involved with recycling, composting and other sustainable materials management practices. CRC's membership includes corporate, municipal, institutional and private members working to advance Connecticut's recycling and materials management programs and services on both the local and state levels. Formed in 1989, CRC assists members in improving the efficacy of their own programs, educating the community and advocating policies and programs that make recycling more effective, economical and robust throughout the State.