Trash Talk: Celebrating Ridgefield Recycling 50th Anniversary

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Connecticut is experiencing a waste crisis. More waste is generated than we have the capacity to manage. What’s happening to all that waste? Where does it go? Managing waste and knowing what to recycle can be confusing. Come to this family-friendly event to learn where our garbage and recycling really goes. Learn about the State of Connecticut’s universal recycling guide and what happens when you put the wrong thing in your recycling bin. Understand how waste and recycling impacts the environment and how reducing your waste and separating your food scraps can save you money. 

Find out what the town of Ridgefield is doing to be part of the solution. It's easy to join and Take the Challenge!

Jennifer Heaton-Jones, the Executive Director of the regional governmental solid waste and recycling authority, HRRA, will give a one-hour presentation followed by a half-hour Q & A. You’re guaranteed to learn something new.

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