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Saving Municipal Tax Dollars through Recycling

Municipal Training Berlin Community Center

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Saving Municipal Tax Dollars through Recycling

Berlin Community Center
230 Kensington Road
Berlin, CT 06037

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Registration beings at 8:30 a.m.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW back to top

Learn how to save your municipality's tax dollars through recycling!

The workshop will contain a presentation followed by ample time for Q&A. The presentation will describe the concept of product stewardship, how Connecticut already benefits from product stewardship for electronics, mattresses, paint, and thermostats, and how applying product stewardship to packaging and printed paper could save municipalities up to $20mm - $30mm per year in CT.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES back to top

  • Understand how changing the way recycling and waste is managed can save taxpayers money, increase recycling, create jobs, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions that lead to climate change. 
  • Learn why municipal recycling around the state have stagnated. 
  • Review what systems have worked the best around the world.  

WHO SHOULD ATTEND back to top

  • Mayors/First Selectmen
  • Town/City Managers
  • Finance Directors & Personnel
  • Town/City Attorneys
  • Director of Public Works
  • Environmental Managers & Personnel
  • Economic Development Directors & Personnel
  • Community Development Personnel
  • Board, Commission, and Committee Members

CCM PRESENTERS back to top

Scott Cassel
Product Stewardship Institute

Tom Metzner
CT Department of Energy & Environmental Protection

 

COST back to top

  • Non-Members - $120 per attendee, (see registration info below)
  • FREE to CCM-Members, (see registration info below)

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FINE PRINT back to top

UPDATES & CHANGES: Last minute changes and updates, weather postponements, cancellations, etc. will be posted on this page

CANCELLATION POLICY: We understand your schedule may change. Please let us know if you have registered and can no longer attend.

CONSENT TO CCM FOR USE OF PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGES: Registration and attendance at CCM workshops, meetings, and events constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution of the attendee’s image in photographs, videos and electronic reproductions of such events and activities sponsored by CCM.