Posts Tagged ‘ waste ’

Canton: Board Decides On Trash Vendor

Aug 25th, 2011 | By

In a 3-1 vote Wednesday, the board of selectmen decided to sign another contract with the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority when the current trash disposal and recycling contract expires in November 2012. Read more here: Canton: Board Decides On Trash Vendor – Courant.com.



More Naugatuck residents to get automated trash pickup

Aug 9th, 2011 | By

NAUGATUCK — The borough will expand automated trash and recycling collection to a small degree this year, and to a large degree next year, according to an agreement between the Board of Finance and public works officials. Read more here: More Naugatuck residents to get automated trash pickup The Republican-American.



Trail Extension, Waste Disposal: Canton Selectmen To Discuss Trail Extension Grant, Waste Disposal Options

Aug 9th, 2011 | By

CANTON — The board of selectmen at its meeting Wednesday will decide whether to approve a grant application to determine how Canton’s portion of the Farmington River Trail can best be connected to the trail in Simsbury. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy recently attended a ribbon-cutting at the opening of Canton’s 18-mile section of the trail,

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Solid Waste Authority: Central Connecticut Solid Waste Authority Signs Contracts With Two Vendors

Aug 3rd, 2011 | By

Just more than a year after its formation, the Central Connecticut Solid Waste Authority has signed contracts with two vendors, giving member towns two options for trash and recyclable disposal in the future.



Facing a ban, Yellow Pages launches opt-out website

Feb 2nd, 2011 | By

Are telephone books obsolete? Are they a product of the 20th Century? Something that doesn’t meet the business, personal or environmental needs of the 21st Century?

I think so but my parents don’t. Now, I can opt out of receiving them and they can still look up the phone number of their local pizza delivery place in the phone book, rather than on their iPhone or Windows Mobile phone like I would. The Yellow Pages Association has launched an upgraded website to allow consumers to opt out of some or all Yellow Pages deliveries. Environmental Headlines says “YAY!”



W. Hartford trying out solar-powered compactors

Sep 6th, 2010 | By

Three high-tech trash can/compactors made by BigBelly Solar of Newton, Mass. have been set out in West Hartford.