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Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority
January 31, 2014

CRRA to Pay Towns $337,257.50 for Recycling;
Cornwall, Salisbury, Sharon Top Recyclers in Period Measured

Recycling Also Saved Towns $2.3 Million in Trash Disposal Fees

HARTFORD, Conn. – Once again, the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority, Connecticut’s recycling leader, has shown that it pays to recycle. Today the CRRA Board of Directors voted to pay a $10-per-ton rebate to 64 Mid-Connecticut Project municipalities for recyclables they delivered to CRRA during Fiscal Year 2013.

The rebates cover the final months of the Mid-Connecticut Project, July 1 through Nov. 15, 2012, when the Project expired. Most of those towns signed contracts with CRRA’s Connecticut Solid Waste System that began Nov. 16, 2012.

CRRA will pay out a total of $337,257.50 in rebates. Just by recycling, those towns also saved more than $2.3 million in trash disposal fees; at the time, those towns were paying $69 per ton of garbage delivered to CRRA but zero for recyclables.

“Since 1991 we’ve been doing everything we can to encourage our towns to maximize their recycling,” said CRRA President Thomas D. Kirk. “These rebates are just one more tool we use to help Connecticut meet its recycling goals.”

Here are other CRRA initiatives to increase recycling:

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