State Releases Universal Recycling Status Report

News Release — Vermont Agency of Natural Resources December 5, 2016 Media Contact: Josh Kelly, 802-522-5897 Montpelier – On the heels of America Recycles Day—a national celebration of recycling held each November 15th—the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) released it’s first “Universal Recycling Status Report.” The 16-page report summarizes the status of recycling, composting, […]


Diverting Waste from Landfills is Economic Opportunity for Grow Compost

News Release — Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund November 29, 2016 Media Contact: Rachel Carter 802-318-5527, [email protected] Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law creates market for organics hauling and management services; Flexible Capital Fund provides working capital to turn economic opportunity into revenue growth and new livable wage jobs at Grow Compost of Vermont Montpelier, VT – The […]


Universal Recycling Law Boosts Fresh Food Donations

News Release — Vermont Foodbank September 13, 2016 Media Contacts: Judith Stermer, Vermont Foodbank: 802-505-0699 Bryn Oakleaf, Department of Environmental Conservation: 802-522-5783 Vermont Foodbank and partners note 40% increase MONTPELIER – The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources and the Vermont Foodbank announced today a 40% increase in food donations in 2016, topping the 25-30% increase […]


CVSWMD Suspends Facility Plans

News Release — CVSWMD Feb. 10, 2016 Contact: Leesa Stewart, General Manager 229-9383 x 101 [email protected] Central Vermont – After careful consideration, the Executive Board of the Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District voted Tuesday morning to suspend plans for a new facility. The Executive Board’s recommendation will go to the full Board of Supervisors […]