Official Documents

Summary of 2020 Connecticut Annual Report

This one-page infographic highlights the successes from the most recent reporting period (January 2020 to December 2020) for the Connecticut PaintCare program. Please consider downloading and printing a copy of the infographic and then posting it for staff and the public at your business or organization.

Annual Reports

Program Plan

PaintCare’s program plan for Connecticut was approved on May 1, 2013. The original version (March 2013) was revised and resubmitted in April 2013. This plan describes the operations, outreach, and other activities of the Connecticut Paint Stewardship Program:

Law

Laws relevant to the PaintCare program in Connecticut are available at https://www.jud.ct.gov/lawlib/statutes.htm

  • Connecticut General Statutes
  • Volume 8, Title 22a – Environmental Protection
  • Chapter 446z – Miscellaneous Provisions
  • Sections 22a-904 and 22a-904a Paint Stewardship Program

State Agency

The oversight agency for the Connecticut program is the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Evaluation Reports by Product Stewardship Institute

The Product Stewardship Institute (PSI) evaluated the effects of the PaintCare program on household hazardous waste (HHW) programs in five states that implemented paint stewardship prior to September 2014: California, Connecticut, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont. This report summarizes PSI’s findings from the cross-state evaluation.

At the request of PaintCare and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, PSI evaluated performance of the first two years of the PaintCare program in Connecticut. This report summarizes PSI’s findings, based upon surveys conducted with five stakeholder groups.