Category Archives: Recycling & Waste Reduction

Sustainability Internships at Casella

Casella’s sustainability interns support the company’s efforts to tangibly improve its environmental and social impacts. The company actively strives to create a mutually rewarding and fruitful internship experience, wherein students gain valuable skills, contacts, and experiences and Casella gains useful deliverables with clear business value. Networking and learning. All interns complete a broad set of […]

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Soil Builders program – brief survey on future trainings/educational opportunities

Changes in how we manage organic waste and think about soil health and water quality are taking place across Vermont.  The Composting Association of Vermont is developing a Soil Builders program to provide compost-related eco-literacy in the  Lake Champlain Basin for anyone where soil health is part of what you do.  Help them understand what kinds of […]

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Upcoming Composting Workshops with CSWD

Webinars with CSWD ExpertsRegister Today! Are you missing our workshops? CSWD is taking them online! Our Outreach team is working hard to bring you the workshops you enjoyed PRE-COVID virtually. We are also working on virtual tours of our facilities for future webinars. UPCOMING WEBINARS: Visit our Webinars page to preregister for these Zoom offerings. Composting With WormsWhen: […]

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Join PLAN for our 2021 Beyond Waste Summits!

Attend a Beyond Waste Student Summit! PLAN is hosting four virtual summits this year! Each half-day summit will equip students with the tools they need to become the next generation of leaders in the Zero Waste Movement. Learn More About 2021 Summits These half-day, virtual leadership intensives will cover: Getting a student project off the […]

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Join CSWD to celebrate America Recycles Week

November 5, 2020 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 […]

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Campus Waste in the Time of COVID – November 5th

You’re Invited To Our First Ever We are so excited to be able to bring this webinar focused around Campus Waste in the Time of COVID to all of our college and university partners. Our first webinar will focus on: Goodbye to Normal: Waste Reduction Success through Adaptation Communication in the Face of Uncertainty Innovation & Best […]

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Your October Digest from CSWD

October 2020 Dear Neighbors, I love this time of year – autumn breezes, blazing color changes, fireplaces being lit. I am also compelled to start preparing for the winter months. Packing away my summer clothes, storing my window screens, and of course, picking up my yard and putting my garden to bed for the cold […]

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Vermont Research News – Absentee voting, poetry of research, trauma centers and more…

The Poetry of Food Systems CollaborationSolving our food system challenges requires significant  collaboration. A recent article explores the benefits and challenges of transdisciplinary collaboration through a unique medium: poetry. The author took evaluations from a recent Food Systems conference at UVM, and transcribed them into poems.  These poems were able to uniquely emphasize the most pressing challenges of […]

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CSWD Schedules public hearings on draft Solid Waste Implementation Plan

CSWD has scheduled two Public Hearings to present the draft 2020 Solid Waste Implementation Plan (SWIP) and to provide two opportunities for public input on how CSWD will meet specific Performance Standards. Meeting Dates and TimesTuesday, September 29, 2020; 6:00 p.m.Wednesday, October 7, 2020; 6:00 p.m. Both meetings will be held via Zoom. The Agenda […]

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