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Composting in Norwalk
Reusable shopping bags
plastic free pursuit
Reusable Water Bottle
COMPOSTING IN NORWALK
Learn about composting.

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Plastic: A Toxic Love Story

WASHING MACHINE FILTERS

Did you know that every time you wash microfiber or polar fleece clothing, microplastics are released into the water and eventually into the Long Island Sound? Learn More!

Washing Machine Filter

Cora Ball

Guppyfriend Washing Bag

What about items such as straws, bags, and cups marketed as “compostable” or biodegradable?”

 

Unfortunately, items marketed as “compostable” or “biodegradable,” which are made from corn or other plant material, are not recyclable. They’re designed to be composted in special industrial composting facilities. To date, industrial facilities in Connecticut do not accept these types of items made from plants, also known as bioplastics; therefore, they must be discarded in the trash. The only truly compostable or biodegradable option is paper.  Click here to read more.