Category Archives: Recycling & Waste Reduction

The Zero Waste Campus Council (ZWCC) is hosting its monthly Meet Up, Waste Down on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, 10 am PST/1 pm EST via Zoom!

The Zero Waste Campus Council (ZWCC) is hosting its monthly Meet Up, Waste Down on Tuesday, November 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 and then people can […]

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Composting at Champlain College – a short survey developed by Marketing students

Sharing on behalf of: Peter Turansick, Nathaniel Topham, Henry KimberWhite, and Silvanna NajriSaladinThis survey is for MRK-340, a service learning course about marketing for non-profits and social change issues. Our project is raising awareness around composting responsible in the state of Vermont. This survey will help us gage in what areas need to be front and […]

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Vermont Research News

Amphibian road kill New research from Maine shows a sharp decrease in amphibian deaths due to decreased traffic last spring. Fewer cars meant fewer frogs, salamanders and other wildlife killed by vehicles. The coordinator of Vermont’s Reptile and Amphibian Atlas observed a similar decline in the state. In May 2020 there were 40% fewer vehicles on Vermont’s roads on some key […]

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Your October Digest from CSWD

Happy Fall and soon to be Halloween!Halloween is one of my favorite times of year. Halloween means fall colors, parties, costumes, candy AND pumpkins!Here are some great ways to REUSE or dispose of your Halloween pumpkins.Eat themHollow out your pumpkin for carving then use the pulp and seeds for all typed of sweet and savory […]

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Eleventh Annual Champlain College Eco-Reps Trash Bash – October 19th

We’re bringing it back!  Join us for our 11th annual Trash Bash. We will sort our trash to find out just how well Champlain students, faculty, and staff are separating recycling, compost and trash.Drop by and take a look and learn… ************************************************************************************************************** Christina Erickson, Ph.D. (she/her)Director of Service & Sustainability Learning Center for Service & Sustainability, […]

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National Recycling Council Awards and Student Scholarships

NRC Awards – Nominations from Campus Applied Academic Programs Encouraged – Due September 27 Spread the Word! The National Recycling Coalition announces the “Call for Nominations” for the 2021 Awards – with awards presented at the National Recycling Congress, to be held virtually on November 3-4, 2021. The NRC Awards seek to recognize the best of the […]

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PLAN is hiring paid, part-time, remote positions

Want to work with PLAN? We are hiring paid, remote, part-time positions!PLAN: The Post-Landfill Action Network View All Positions Students for Zero Waste Social Media Intern We are hiring a student intern to provide social media and outreach assistance for our 2021 Students for Zero Waste (SZW) Virtual Conference! This intern will work with PLAN’s Director of Communications, […]

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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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