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Recycling food waste in Connecticut: Slow as molasses

A rendering of the Quantum Biopower anaerobic digester proposed for Southington.

Five years after legislative initiatives designed to do something about the large amount of food waste in Connecticut’s trash, very little has been implemented, and the food waste problem is getting bigger. A lot bigger. Continue Reading →

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Bridgeport election sparks anxiety over big environmental plans

Incoming Mayor Joseph P. Ganim on election night.

BRIDGEPORT — With Mayor Bill Finch leaving office soon, there is concern for the incomplete environmental projects in his BGreeen 2020 initiative. Some worry that Mayor-elect Joseph P. Ganim, who campaigned on cutting taxes, could choose to pull the plug on some of the projects – especially those that involve city money. Continue Reading →

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Food waste recycling remains a tough task in Connecticut

All American Waste picks up food waste at curbside as part of a pilot project in Bridgewater.

A food waste recycling pilot program in Bridgewater is the latest effort to help Connecticut wrench itself off the 25 percent recycling rate it has been stuck on for years. But it’s been slow going for such efforts, with many factors working against the initiative. Continue Reading →

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