Join CSWD to celebrate America Recycles Week

November 5, 2020

The Digest from CSWD: Food for action.

Celebrate America Recycles Day!
Webinars to help you REDUCE, REUSE & RECYCLE

To celebrate America Recycles Day (Nov. 15, 2020), CSWD invites you to a series of interactive webinars starting November 9, 2020. Practicing the 3 Rs —Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle – can save you money as you do your part to clean up and green up the Earth! Learn how YOU can be the change by registering for this fun and engaging series. Join us for one or ALL of these exciting topics via Zoom or CSWD’s Facebook Events.

REDUCE with Resourceful Robin
When: Nov. 9, 2020 12:00 PM
Join Robin (and other CSWD staff) for an online watch party to get inspired, then we’ll get practical tips about local opportunities and waste reduction strategies that have worked in our own homes. We’ll start with The Story of Bottled Water, then we’ll see a Ted Talk from Bea Johnson, whose family of four has adopted a zero waste lifestyle – with astonishing results.

Register in advance:

REUSE with Recycle Rhonda
When: Nov. 11, 2020 – 12:00 PM EST
Do you have that favorite T-shirt stuffed in your dresser that you just can’t part with? Join Rhonda to learn how to turn that piece of history into something new: a T-Shirt Bag! Bring your T-shirt, a pair of scissors, and your sense of humor for a fun-filled hour of turning that special shirt into a bag. No sewing or artistic talent required. Share other useful ways to Reuse along the way.

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RECYCLE with Eco Ethan
When: Nov. 13, 2020 – 12:00 PM EST
Your local MRF— Materials Recovery Facility— is where blue-bin recycling is sorted to be sold. Learn how your recyclables are processed now at CSWD’s MRF in Williston and then get a glimpse of our recycling future. We’ll culminate with an opportunity to settle family arguments about what can go in the blue bin. Bring your burning questions and most debated can-I-recycle-it items for a spirited round of Stump the Chumps of CSWD!

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Learn to Compost with CSWD Webinars for newbies AND the worm curious

Backyard Composting Workshop
When: Nov. 21, 2020 10:00 AM EST
Discover the benefits of “closing the loop” with your own household food scraps in this lively, online demonstration of a healthy compost system. Each video section will be followed by live Question & Answer sessions. Let’s get composting!

Register today! Space is limited to 25 participants

Composting with Worms
When: Dec. 5, 2020 10:00 AM EST
Learn to harness the power of amazing earthworms to turn your food scraps into plant food. A perfect compost option for apartment dwellers!  Worm composting bins are one way for households to keep food scraps out of the landfill, take action to reduce climate change, increase soil health and follow Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law (Act 148). Worm bins turn kitchen food scraps into compost that can be used to nourish gardens, lawns, and houseplants. 

Register today! Space is limited to 15 participants

Bookmark our Webinars page to see available webinars every month!

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