Welcome to BYOCT

CT, let's stop waste before it starts!

About Us

Our Mission


   Stop disposable plastic waste before it starts

   Preserve and protect  CT natural assets

Reduce the costs for our municipalities 

  Advocate for a smarter and healthier way of life 

 Educate and encourage CT residents to BYO - Bring Your Ow

How We Are Helping CT


BYOCT is a coalition of CT towns & cities, addressing the economic, social justice, human health and environmental threats disposable plastic waste pose for our residents in our individual towns & cities and in Hartford.

CT Needs You


Whether you help by starting a new BYO in your Town, volunteering your time with a current BYO, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, we need you, thank you. 

Together we can work towards a cleaner CT.

Getting a Bag Ban Started

BYOCTGettingaBagBanStarted (pdf)


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