Big old TVs help Morris win e-waste battle

Kent, Cornwall in top three

The challenge was issued, the competition was stiff. But the Northwest Corner prevailed. Unlike Kermit the frog, folks here find it’s easy being green.

Literally tons of unwanted electronic equipment — e-waste — was collected in towns across the state between Oct. 1 and Nov. 15, America Recycles Day.

WeRecycle!, one of the few companies in Connecticut that recycles e-waste, sponsored City Showdown.

There were valuable prizes, and a goal to raise awareness in the wake of a state law that took effect Jan. 1 that prohibits electronics from being tossed in the trash.

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