Solid Waste Management Services Act (Connecticut)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Connecticut

Name Solid Waste Management Services Act (Connecticut)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-05-23
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary


This Act affirms the commitment of the state government to the development of systems and facilities and technology necessary to initiate large-scale processing of solid wastes and resource recovery. By this Act, maximum resource recovery from solid waste and maximum recycling and reuse of resources is set as an environmental goal of the State. Long-term negotiated contracts between the state and private persons and industries may be utilized as an incentive for the development of industrial and commercial enterprise based on resources recovery within the state. The Act provides regulations for the use of bonds to fund resource recovery projects, and establishes the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority to oversee the planning, design, construction, financing, management, ownership, operation and maintenance of solid waste disposal, volume reduction, recycling, intermediate processing and resources recovery facilities and all related solid waste reception, storage, transportation and waste-handling and general support facilities.

Policy Contact

Department Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Division Solid Waste Enforcement

Phone (860) 424-3366      

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Conn. Gen. Stat. 22a-257 through 22a-292