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Creedence Anderson

GREENsense, LLC

Frank Orzechowski

Cartridge World of Fairfield County

George Cortesi

Cortesi Waste Disposal Consulting & Investigating LTD

Mike Zembruski

Town of Fairfield

Paul Nonnenmacher

Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority

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Everyone knows that recycling is the concept of taking something that is no longer useful and turning it, or part of it, into something new. Recycling has many benefits and helps to reduce landfill capacity, keeps toxic materials out of the environment and preserves natural resources.

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Cobbs Recycling Center

Cobbs Recycling Center

Contact: Anna Dunbar

Location: Waco, TX

Number of Locations: 1

Keep America Beautiful

Keep America Beautiful

Contact: Larry Kaufman

Location: Stamford, CT

Number of Locations: 557

Go Green to Save Green

Go Green to Save Green

Contact: Michael Davis

Location: East Point, GA

Number of Locations: 1

Go Green! Travis County Tax Office Offers Paperless Billing

Go Green! Travis County Tax Office Offers Paperless Billing

Contact: Tiffany Seward

Location: Austin, TX

Number of Locations: 1

Readcycling at The Book Booth: America's Littlest Library

Readcycling at The Book Booth: America's Littlest Library

Contact: Claudia Cooley

Location: Clinton Corners, NY

Number of Locations: 1

Clarkston Farmers Market Recycled Art Fair

Clarkston Farmers Market Recycled Art Fair

Contact: Patty Clair

Location: Clarkston, MI

Number of Locations: 1

EcoBag Advocates

EcoBag Advocates

Contact: Julie Crafton

Location: Normal, IL

Number of Locations: 1

Greenlight Biofuels

Greenlight Biofuels

Contact: Nakita Rowell-Stevens

Location: Charlottesville, VA

Number of Locations: 1

Christmas Tree Recycling

Christmas Tree Recycling

Location: Connecticut, CT

Number of Locations: 2

Single Stream Recycling

Single Stream Recycling

Contact: Daphne Dixon

Location: Fairfield, CT

Number of Locations: 2

CompostNow | NC's leading urban compost pickup shuttle

CompostNow | NC's leading urban compost pickup shuttle

Contact: Justin Senkbeil

Location: Raleigh, NC

Number of Locations: 1

Kat's PAWS Bottle and Can Redemption Program

Kat's PAWS Bottle and Can Redemption Program

Contact: Kat Fischer

Location: Weston, CT

Number of Locations: 1

Eco-Cycle

Eco-Cycle

Contact: Leigh Cushing

Location: Boulder, CO

Number of Locations: 1

Zero Waste

Zero Waste

Contact: Carol Lacey

Location: Steamboat Springs, CO

Number of Locations: 1

Where to recycle used truck & auto glass near Portland Oregon?

Where to recycle used truck & auto glass near Portland Oregon?

Contact: Richard Halpern

Location: Portland, OR

Number of Locations: 1

Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

Contact: Robert Sojka

Location: Fairfield, CT

Number of Locations: 1

Bring Your Own Bag Initiative

Bring Your Own Bag Initiative

Contact: Jana Bertkau

Location: Wilton, CT

Number of Locations: 2

Mandatory Recycling in Connecticut

Mandatory Recycling in Connecticut

Contact: Robert Sojka

Location: Fairfield, CT

Number of Locations: 1

Ban Plastic Bags! Join with Other Communities Across the Country!

Ban Plastic Bags! Join with Other Communities Across the Country!

Location: Wilton, CT

Number of Locations: 7

Wheels for Wishes

Wheels for Wishes

Contact: Brandon Kasper

Location: Minnesota, MN

Number of Locations: 8

The Epilepsy Foundation-Donation Centers

The Epilepsy Foundation-Donation Centers

Contact: John Anastasia

Location: Massachusetts, MA

Number of Locations: 4

Household Hazardous Waste Collection in Your State

Household Hazardous Waste Collection in Your State

Location: Connecticut, CT

Number of Locations: 1

Big Brothers Big Sisters: Recycle Clothing, Household items and Donation Centers

Big Brothers Big Sisters: Recycle Clothing, Household items and Donation Centers

Contact: Ken Kuntz

Location: Connecticut, CT

Number of Locations: 2

State Electronics Challenge

State Electronics Challenge

Location: Riverside, CA

Number of Locations: 1

Stop Unwanted Mail

Stop Unwanted Mail

Location: New York, NY

Number of Locations: 1

Dumpster Diving

Dumpster Diving

Contact: Robert Sojka

Location: Fairfield, CT

Number of Locations: 1

How to Choose Your Dumpster

How to Choose Your Dumpster

Contact: Robert Sojka

Location: Fairfield, CT

Number of Locations: 1

GREEN Reading for Kids!

GREEN Reading for Kids!

Contact: Robert Sojka

Location: Fairfield, CT

Number of Locations: 1

Composting at Work

Composting at Work

Location: Fairfield, CT

Number of Locations: 1

Choose to Reuse

Choose to Reuse

Contact: Nina Miller

Location: Darien, CT

Number of Locations: 2

Keep Electronics and Office Supplies out of Landfills

Keep Electronics and Office Supplies out of Landfills

Location: Palm Desert, CA

Number of Locations: 1

Town and County Recycling Programs Across America

Town and County Recycling Programs Across America

Location: Plymouth, IN

Number of Locations: 2

Recycling Luxury for Recovery: Green Demolitions

Recycling Luxury for Recovery: Green Demolitions

Contact: Steve Feldman

Location: Norwalk, CT

Number of Locations: 3

Latex Paint Recycling Programs

Latex Paint Recycling Programs

Contact: Aiex Kotoff

Location: Azusa, CA

Number of Locations: 1

Lighthouse Project

Lighthouse Project

Contact: Jesse Clear

Location: Fredericksburg, VA

Number of Locations: 1

Apartment Complexes to Have Recycling Bins

Apartment Complexes to Have Recycling Bins

Contact: May Puissant

Location: Wickenburg, AZ

Number of Locations: 1

Student Initiatives

Student Initiatives

Contact: Jennifer Chrysadakis

Location: Fairfield, CT

Number of Locations: 2

Habitat’s ReStore

Habitat’s ReStore

Contact: Julianna Calvin

Location: Stratford, CT

Number of Locations: 725

No More Plastic at the Dry Cleaners

No More Plastic at the Dry Cleaners

Location: Fairfield, CT

Number of Locations: 1

Reduce Dioxins from Incinerated Biomedical Waste

Reduce Dioxins from Incinerated Biomedical Waste

Contact: Dennis Oligono

Location: Milford, CT

Number of Locations: 1

Reusable Shopping Bags

Reusable Shopping Bags

Location: Fairfield, CT

Number of Locations: 1

Printer Cartridge Recycling Programs

Printer Cartridge Recycling Programs

Location: Stamford, CT

Number of Locations: 3

Shampoo Refilling Station

Shampoo Refilling Station

Location: Fairfield, CT

Number of Locations: 1

Matresss Recycling

Matresss Recycling

Contact: Bradford Mitchell

Location: Bridgeport, CT

Number of Locations: 1

Green Businesses

Green Businesses

Location: Westbrook, CT

Number of Locations: 2

Clothing Swaps

Clothing Swaps

Location: Bridgeport, CT

Number of Locations: 1

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Julie asked:
07/04/2013
I wish to start recycling. As far as I know I would have to bring my recycling to the company because my area does not recycle. Can you tell me how I can recycle paper, glass ect.. anything I can?
Paul Nonnenmacher answered:
07/05/2013

Depends on where you live. Can you tell me where?

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