Connecticut Materials Management Infrastructure Request for Information

On February 9, 2023, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) issued Notice of the Connecticut Materials Management Infrastructure Request for Information and Public Listening Session to solicit information on materials management infrastructure - including disposal infrastructure, recycling infrastructure, and composting infrastructure.  DEEP is seeking both (1) comment from interested stakeholders, municipalities, Councils of Governments, solid waste management industry representatives, facility developers, and others regarding the opportunities and needs associated with waste infrastructure development to help address Connecticut's solid waste management challenges, and (2) concept papers from developers of infrastructure projects that can address some of those challenges. DEEP is seeking comment and information on the best approaches to support waste infrastructure development, particularly in alignment with long term contracts, siting, or complementary programs such as food scrap collection that are under municipal authority and control.  DEEP looks forward to engaging with stakeholders throughout this process.   Deadline for submission of concept papers and written comments: April 14, 2023. Submissions can be sent to A Public Listening Session was held on March 14, 2023. The DEEP slide presentation can be found here. Additional information, including key considerations and questions, can be found in the Notice of Request for Information and Public Listening Session document linked here.   For more information, please contact

The following submissions were received in response to this Request for Information:

AB Eco Park

Carbotura Zero-Fill Services

Connecticut Zero Waste Coalition

Conservation Law Foundation

Diane Lauricella


Enviropower Renewable


Foodcycle Science

Havens Harvest

Ian McDonald



Sierra Club Connecticut

SMART Technology Systems



Quantum Biopower


Content last updated June 29, 2023.