Category Archives: Recycling & Waste Reduction

Vermont Organics Recycling Summit- Early Bird Registration Open! VORS 2018

Early Bird Registration is Open 12th Vermont Organics Recycling Summit   WHEN? Thursday April 5th, 2018 8:15 AM – 4:00 PM WHERE? Judd Hall Vermont Technical College 124 Admin Drive Randolph Center, VT 05061 Driving Directions NEED MORE INFO? Natasha Duarte info@CompostingVermont.org 802.373.6499 Choose from four concurrent workshops, morning and afternoon, featuring more than 20 […]

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CSWD NewsFlash for February

Last week, we published our Annual Report for FY17. It’s full of positive news and big numbers, like: More than 1 million pounds of food scraps were transformed into wicked good soil products at Green Mountain Compost. The amount of construction & demolition (C&D) material we sent to the landfill dropped to its lowest level in 22 years. The CSWD Materials […]

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Job Openings for Current Students & Recent Grads – Grassroots Work with Campuses

The Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN) is a national non profit that works with college and universities to start waste reduction initiatives on their campuses. We are looking for passionate students and recent grads to join and advise our team starting this spring. Please share with anyone who is passionate about Zero Waste and would enjoy a fast-paced […]

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Call for Speakers at 2018 VORS: Vermont Organics Recycling Summit

Call for Speakers 2018 Vermont Organics Recycling Summit, Thursday, April 5, 2018 Proposals Due: Nov 14, 2017   Click here for details http://compostingvermont.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2018-VORS-Call-for-Speakers-1.pdf     Dear CAV members and friends.   I’m pleased to announce that CAV will be working with ANR to organize the 2018 Vermont Organics Recycling Summit (VORS). If you haven’t already, please mark your calendars […]

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Vermont Research News: Hurricanes, Child Poverty, New Compost Laws and More…

Courtesy of Vermont Research News VERMONT RESEARCH NEWS: Hurricanes, Child Poverty, New Compost Laws and More… Vermont Research News: Hurricanes, Child Poverty, New Compost Laws and More… September 21, 2017 Center for Research on Vermont Climate Change and Vermont Warmer falls are part of a trend documented by climate researcher Alan K. Betts, based on 50 years of Vermont data. The […]

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Community Food Scrap Composting Training, Barre, VT – 9/16

Saturday, September 16 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm CVSWMD Barre location (540 North Main St, Barre) Description Community composting presents a scalable food diversion option that is applicable in urban, suburban, or rural communities. Compost programs can be established at community gardens (e.g. neighborhood, urban, tribal, etc.), farms, schools, or other locations, such as hospitals and […]

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CSWD launches grant program to fund innovations in recycling

This could be a great opportunity for an entrepreneurial Champlain student/team! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Williston, VT —   The Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD) is launching a new grant program to help create or improve markets for hard-to-recycle products and packaging from Chittenden County. The Recycling Market Development Grant Program will invest up to a total of $30,000 into projects […]

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CSWD – Job Opening – summer/fall position potential for intern/credit too

Love compost? Love biking? Love helping people recycle right at events? CSWD has a fun, interesting part-time summer/fall position open: We’re looking for a friendly composting and biking enthusiast! You’ll be a combassador… er, compostador .. uh … Compost ambassador! Your job will be to pedal a festive trailer full of info and give-aways to […]

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Seeking Volunteers for Downtown Spring Move Out Project – May 23

The 17th annual Spring Move Out Project (SMOP) needs an hour or two of your time! Our team is in search of 40+ volunteers to make this year’s community swap and recycling event a success. Details: When: Tuesday May 23, 2017 – volunteers needed from 11am to 4pm Where: Downtown Burlington More information & volunteer […]

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