SMM Learning Series 

Learning Series programs topics are based on priorities in the CCSMM survey results and the Menu of Options. They seek to be educational, engaging and provide needed resources to implement programs and are engaging.

Deconstruction: Where to Begin for a Municipal Program to Reduce Demolition Waste
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
1:00pm – 2:30pm ET

Joe DeRisi, DPW, Town of Hamden, Connecticut and Urbanminers
Stephanie Phillips, Office of Historic Preservation, San Antonio, Texas
Shawn Wood, Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, City of Portland, Oregon

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Building deconstruction is an alternative to traditional demolition, which maximizes the reuse of building materials. Learn how and where to begin a program for your town, which can include nonmandated and mandated activities to incentive waste reduction and reuse. Learn from experts in the field on what building deconstruction is, how to support and expand these activities with planning and good policy.
From RecycleCT

Lee Sawyer Community Waste Reduction and Recycling Grant RFP Info Session
Thursday, June 3, 2021
10:00 - 11:00am

RecycleCT and DEEP invite you to learn more about this new RecycleCT Grant program with time for your questions.

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Interested applicants can find the Lee Sawyer Community Waste Reduction and Recycling Grant RFP and link to the online Lee Sawyer CWRR Grant Application on RecycleCT’s webpage A webinar will be scheduled in late May/early June to review the grant, help applicants understand the different categories, and how to submit their project budgets. 
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