Category Archives: Recycling & Waste Reduction

Webinar on Implementing Zero Waste on Campuses and in Businesses, 9/24/20

Implementing Zero Waste on Campuses and in Businesses Webinar September 24, 9 -11 am PDT / 12 -2 pm EDT Adopting a formal Zero Waste goal and action plan is a watershed moment for a large organization’s waste reduction program. They mark the point where a university, corporate or other type of large institution sets […]

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Solid Waste Design Competition. Deadline: October 5

Just sharing that applications are still open for the next International Solid Waste Design Competition (SWDC)! This will be the first virtual event with live presentations the week of March 15, 2021. This year’s project will challenge each team on “Solutions for Closing the Bakoteh Dumpsite and Supporting Changes to Modern Solid Waste Management in Kanifing, The […]

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Northeast Recycling & Disposal Market Update

Covid-19 Disposal Information As students and faculty prepare to return to campuses this fall, it is important to ensure that everyone is educated about what can and can’t go into their bins. Recycling loads that contain items like PPE – masks, gloves, etc. will not be accepted at our recycling facilities. Visit casella.com/RecycleBetter for more […]

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Your April Digest from Chittenden Solid Waste District

Dear neighbors, As I write this, I’m looking out my window at crocuses brightening the lawn in unexpected spots where the squirrels thought they might look good, Eastern Bluebirds finally sporting bright feathers, and willow buds emerging as soft and fuzzy as baby rabbits. You’d think it was just another spring in Vermont.  But as we all know all too well, this […]

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PLAN is hiring a Co-Director!

PLAN is hiring a Co-Director! The PLAN team is seeking a new Co-Executive Director to help lead the next chapter of the organization. This person will have exceptional skills in collaborative leadership and project management (including quantitative analysis), as well as leadership experience in social and environmental  justice spaces. We are not limiting our search to expect a ‘fully formed’ director with […]

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Internship and Fellowship opportunities at PLAN this summer!

Join the PLAN Team this Summer! This summer, we are bringing two interns to our Philadelphia office, as well as Fellows from campuses interested in participating in the ATLAS program. Not sure which option is best for you? read on! Internship: Zero Waste Strategy Interns We are looking for two students who are excited about the […]

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CSWD is Hiring: Marketing Creative Specialist

CSWD is Hiring: Marketing Creative Specialist ALISE CERTA, ACERTA@CSWD.NET MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, CHITTENDEN SOLID WASTE DISTRICT JOB OPENING Creativity is your life! From print that demands a second look to digital that invites click-throughs, your passion is clean, compelling design and communication. The Chittenden Solid Waste District is hiring a full-time graphic design/digital communications professional to […]

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Your February Digest

February 2020 The sweetest of Valentine’s Day wishes to you! Somehow Valentine’s Day and solid waste management do not strike me as a match made in heaven. Valentine’s Day is mushy cards, fancy dinners, decadent chocolate, roses, and champagne. The following week, though, is sorted paper, mushy food scraps, wilted flowers and hard-to-recycle glass. At […]

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