Category Archives: Recycling & Waste Reduction

CSWD’s September Digest

Hello Neighbors, Working at CSWD, I am surrounded by co-workers who are truly committed to reducing the amount of waste they produce. Reusable water bottles abound! At previous jobs, frozen meals were my routine. Peel the film back, pop it in the microwave and lunch is ready! My first week at CSWD, I continued my […]

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Vermont Research Newsletter: Teen pregnancies, Snakecotten, moose and more… Inbox x

View this email in your browser Share Tweet Forward Teen pregnancy and nighttime driving Vermont is the only state that doesn’t have mandatory nighttime-driving curfews and this may increase teen pregnancies, a new study finds. According to the research, states with stricter laws controlling new drivers have decreased fertility by 3–4% among mothers between the ages […]

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AASHE’s 2019 Sustainable Campus Index

I’m excited to share that AASHE has released the 2019 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI), a publication that recognizes top-performing colleges and universities in 17 sustainability impact areas and overall by institution type, as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). The report also highlights innovative and high-impact initiatives from institutions that submitted STARS reports […]

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Students for Zero Waste Conference 2019

It’s time to register for SZW19! Join us for Students for the Zero Waste Conference on Friday, October 11 to Sunday October, 13, 2019! Check out the video above to get a feel for the event. Register before September 13th for early bird registration rates Are you a student on a member campus? Log onto the member hub for a registration discount Interested in volunteering in exchange for free registration? Sign up here See you in Philadelphia and The […]

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Your August CSWD Digest

August 2019 Hello Neighbors, Happy dog days of summer! In the July digest, I wrote about reducing food waste. This month I’m going to add on reuse, the second “R” in the Reduce/Reuse/Recycle mantra. A recent trip to my basement inspired–terrified may be a better word–me into making some changes. Bags of “someday” clothes litter my basement. Sound […]

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Downtown Spring Move Out Project 2019 – May 23rd

Whether you’re moving out or you just want a little more elbow room, the annual Spring Move Out Project (SMOP) is the time and the place for unloading unwanted—but still usable—household goods. Students and area residents bring clothing, books, household items, furniture, and non-perishable food items down to this annual community recycling and swap event. Leftovers will […]

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Plastic-Free Campaign Organizer Job Opening! — Due April 24th

We are excited to announce yet another full-time job opening at the Post-Landfill Action Network — the Break Free From Plastic Campus Campaign Director. We are seeking an experienced organizer to guide the growth of a new project we’ve launched in collaboration with the global Break Free From Plastic movement. The selected candidate will build and activate a national campaign to divest college and university […]

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Join us for Students For Zero Waste Conference 2019!

PLAN is pleased to announce our 6th annual Students for Zero Waste Conference! The event will be held in Philadelphia on the weekend of October 11-13, 2019. Registration and workshop proposals are now open — please share the details below with students who might be interested! If you have any questions, email chris@postlandfill.org. We hope to see you there this year! […]

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