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Legislation Tracker Spotlight: SB 191

Are you familiar with Senate Bill 191: An Act Concerning Food Scrap Diversion from the Solid Waste Stream and the Redemption of Out-of-State Beverage Containers? This proposal would make food scrap recycling mandatory in Connecticut. […]

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Free Food Scrap Recycling Pilot Program in Preston

February 1, 2024: The Preston Board of Selectmen has unanimously approved a new, free food scrap recycling pilot program to begin February 2, 2024. Blue Earth Compost, based in Hartford, will be placing food scrap […]

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2024 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Schedule

SCRRRA funds and administers a household hazardous waste collection program for residents of our 12 member municipalities. Held April through November, these nine annual collections change location each month, providing free, convenient HHW disposal for […]

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Progress Toward a Regional Compost Facility

January 31, 2024: SCRRRA continues to actively work towards building eastern Connecticut’s first commercial-scale food scrap compost facility. On January 25, 2024, we received twofold good news: our site plans were unanimously approved by the […]

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Recycling Contamination Reduction Project to Begin this Month

Press Release: Single Stream Curbside Recycling Contamination Reduction Project to Begin this Month January 1, 2024: Ledyard and East Lyme residents will soon have artificial intelligence (AI) helping them recycle. The Southeastern Connecticut Regional Resources […]

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How to Reduce Waste and Recycle Right During the Holidays

The holidays are a time of joy, celebration, and gratitude, but they can also be a time of excess, waste, and environmental impact. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans generate about 25% more trash […]

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