Category Archives: Recycling & Waste Reduction

Introducing: Mental Health in the Movement Series!

Introducing PLAN’s Mental Health in the Movement Series! For Mental Health Awareness Month this May, the Post-Landfill Action Network is hosting a speaker series themed around mental health in the Zero Waste Movement — an important topic as we begin traversing a “post-COVID” reality. We will hear from mental health experts, members of partner nonprofits, previous […]

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CSWD’s April Digest

April 2021 Dear Neighbors, Happy “Almost” Earth Day! April 22nd is Earth Day. The day was created in April 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson to bring attention to his environmental agenda. The nation at the time did not have an EPA, a Clean Air Act, or a Clean Water Act. On that first Earth Day, […]

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CWSD: April Webinars

Are you ready for Spring? We sure are! This month’s webinars include multiple backyard composting webinars, Trash Talk and a Kids in the Kitchen webinar. Register for one (or more!) of our upcoming ZOOM webinars (also available on Facebook LIVE) today. Spaces are limited! **Backyard Composting – Multiple sessions available!See below for dates, times and […]

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CSWD’s March Digest

March 2021 Dear Neighbors, Spring is knocking on our door in a very Vermont way. Its freezing! It’s gorgeous! It’s freezing AGAIN! March brings Daylight Savings Time (more light when we wake up!), melting snow, yard cleanup, and a much needed spring cleaning. If you are in the mood to get a jump on spring […]

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Burlington’s Transportation, Energy & Utilities Committee considers Consolidated Curbside Collection

The City continues to study a potential new consolidated system for the collection of residential household trash, recyclables, and food scraps. Under such a system, the City would license a particular hauler to pick up from all residential customers in a specific geographic area – or potentially have the City do the collection itself. Public […]

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Meet Up, Waste Down! Hosted by Zero Waste Campus Council March 23, 2021

It’s that time again… The Zero Waste Campus Council (ZWCC) is hosting its monthly Meet Up, Waste Down on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 10 am PST/1 pm EST via Zoom! These meetings are held for one hour every 4th Tuesday of the month at 10 am PST/1 pm EST via Zoom. We will have an initial welcome and introductions […]

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PLAN is hiring summer interns!

The Summer PLANternship Program is back! We are seeking three full-time, remote interns to work with us this Summer! Interns with PLAN can expect to work closely with other young, passionate, creative individuals in a collaborative and digital environment. While this year’s internship program is fully digital, the PLANtern work-from-home routine will be regularly broken up by activities such as […]

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