Turning Earth’s Blake Sturcke Joins Steering Committee of Connecticut’s Solid Waste Management Advisory Committee

News & Events on April 2nd, 2013

Turning Earth is proud to announce that Blake Sturcke has joined the Steering Committee of Connecticut’s Solid Waste Management Advisory Committee (“SWMAC”).  As the only representative of the organics recycling industry serving on the Steering Committee, Blake will play an important role in shaping the future development of organics recycling in Connecticut.  Blake and Turning Earth look forward to this important opportunity to work side by side with Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (“DEEP”) to build organics recycling capacity in Connecticut and set a new standard for organic waste management within the state.

The Connecticut SWMAC assists DEEP in implementing Connecticut’s Solid Waste Management Plan.  The Solid Waste Management Plan, adopted in 2006, serves as the basis for Connecticut’s solid waste management, planning and decision making through 2024.  In addition to implementation, the SWMAC assists DEEP in identifying emerging issues and solutions and participates in revisions to the Plan as necessary.  For more information about Connecticut’s SWMAC, please visit DEEP’s website.