Category Archives: Recycling & Waste Reduction

LCC Jan 2019 E-news – Ice Volcanoes, The Long Winter, Pickling Sidewalks, Water News & More

Lake Champlain Committee January 2019 E-news Below is the January 2019 edition of the Lake Champlain Committee (LCC) Enewsletter. It includes nature notes, clean lake tips for winter, articles about ice volcanoes and the winter solstice, and water news from near and far. It comes to you with our deep thanks for your past membership […]

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The “Story Of Plastic” A Mini Documentary

Are you ready for the next chapter in The Story of Plastic? With the release of the full film just around the corner, we’re excited to share our latest mini-documentary with you today. Neighborhoods in Manila, Philippines have a bold new solution to plastic pollution. Check out how this decentralized model works and how it’s holding companies […]

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CSWD Seeks Marketing & Communications Manager (VT)

CSWD Seeks Marketing & Communications Manager JOB OPENING You are one-part media mastermind, one part data analyst; equally comfortable in front of a camera or behind a desk. You are a wordsmith with a passion for good design, and you enjoy being part of a team that gets things done. You’re committed to reducing your […]

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It’s time to take on the beverage industry

Plastic bottles are a major source of plastic pollution but they don’t need to!  Tell Coca-Cola, PepsiCo & Nestlé: stop blocking container deposits! TAKE ACTION! We pulled off something extraordinary last month. Together with our #breakfreefromplastic movement allies, we mobilized 10,000 people to pick up 187,000 pieces of plastic pollution and then record and report the brands […]

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Plastic Bag Hackathon – Nov. 13th

We’re bringing a big sustainability hackathon to UVM on November 13th from 3-8pm (including a delicious hot dinner). The event will use design thinking to imagine ideas on getting Target customers to stop using plastic bags locally, with the potential for scale nationally. The event is in partnership with Target’s Corporate Social Responsibility team, who […]

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No Waste Compost 🌱

Young local entrepreneurs Jake Wollman and Cam Scott began a unique business venture: urban compost pick up. When organic matter is sent to the landfill, it decomposes anaerobically, produce immense amounts of greenhouse gases and takes up space that only non-recyclable or reusable items should. Mandatory composting is a clear solution to these, and many other, landfill […]

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Call for Presentations: 2019 Vermont Organics Recycling Summit (VORS)

Call for Presentations and Workshops Submission Deadline: Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 13th Annual Vermont Organics Recycling Summit (VORS) Thursday, April 11, 2019 Vermont Technical College, Randolph Center, Vermont Proposals due Tuesday November 13th, 2018 Dear CAV members and friends, I’m pleased to announce that CAV will be working with ANR to organize the 2019 Vermont […]

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