Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority (MIRA) Trash Museum is e. of I-91 exit 27 (Brainard and Airport rds.) at 211 Murphy Rd. This 6,500-square-foot facility has exhibits about solid waste management, recycling and energy conservation. The Temple of Trash represents the old system of trash removal. From a viewing area, visitors can watch recycled items move from the tipping floor to the final bundling area. Hands-on exhibits allow guests to explore the impact of recycling on energy use.
Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.