The RecycleCT Foundation, Inc. targets and promotes the coordination and support of research and education activities and public information programs aimed at increasing the rate of recycling and reuse in the state.

Grants are available to help fund efforts that foster greater understanding of and promote action and engagement in waste reduction, reuse, recycling and composting in Connecticut.

Annual Report 2015-2018


The RecycleCT Foundation is a Connecticut based 501c3 nonprofit that was started as a result of legislation in 2014 through Public Act 14-94. RecycleCT was created to help bring Connecticut from an estimated 35% to a 60% diversion of solid waste from disposal by 2024, as described in the Connecticut Comprehensive Materials Management Strategy, adopted by CT DEEP in 2016. Our current Board members are:

Frank M. Antonacci, Jr.,

Murphy Road Recycling
Vice Chair, October 2018-Present
April 2015 – Present

Jennifer Heaton-Jones

Executive Director
Housatonic Resources Recovery Authority
June 2017 - Present

Craig Connolly

Director of Marketing
Connecticut Green Bank
June 2017 - Present

Thomas DeVivo

Vice President
Willimantic Waste Paper Co.
April 2015 – Present

Michael Ferro, III

General Manager – Taylor Reed
City Carting & Recycling
October 2018 - Present

Robert J. Klee

CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Board Chair, April 2015 - Present
April 2015 – Present

Kim O’Rourke

Recycling Coordinator
Town of Middletown
June 2017 – Present

Brian Paganini

Vice President & Managing Director
Quantum Biopower
Treasurer, October 2018 - Present
April 2015 – Present