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Green Coast Award Winner: Town of Fairfield

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Name: First Selectman Mike Tetreau


The Town of Fairfield won the 2011 Green Coast Award for Town.

About Town of Fairfield:

Single Stream Recycling

For the last 15 years, the Town of Fairfield has had an Energy Management Plan that had the following goals:

Reduce energy consumption by at least 10%

Reduce energy costs by at least 10%

Reduce air emissions that are related to the increase in heart and respiratory disease in the youth and senior population

Reduce CO2 emissions by 10%

Purchase 29% of our electricity from green sources

Reduce our dependency on imported energy sources Increase the use of renewable energy

Increase recycling to 35-40% Improve indoor air quality in our schools and public buildings

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