A household hazardous waste collection event was forced to shut down early on Saturday, September 2nd, when a resident brought material for collection without realizing it was explosive. The event, hosted by the Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD), was held at the Highway Garage in Jericho. Upon identifying the material as diethyl ether – […]
By Clare Innes
Why does Vermont care what you do with your food scraps?
It all started about a jillion years ago, when cave-dwelling humans needed somewhere to dump their leftovers. They tossed their banana peels into a hole in the ground and called it “Landfill […]
Talkin’ Trash with Olivia Lapierre
When: Thursday August 17th
Where: Kilton Library Community Room in West Lebanon
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Co-sponsored by: Be Zero & the Sierra Club Upper Valley Group.
What does “zero waste” mean? Join Olivia Lapierre for the “Talkin’ Trash”event in which she […]
SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 2017
8:00 – 11:30 a.m. – RUTLAND TOWN Transfer Station, in Northwood Park, off Post Road Extension, Rutland
12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m. – CHITTENDEN Transfer Station, Chittenden
SATURDAY, APRIL 15, 2017
8:00 – 9:30 a.m. – PAWLET, Mettowee Community School Parking Lot, Route 153, West Pawlet
A Vermont start-up company, Wood Brush, is taking on the problem of plastics in landfills and waterways, one toothbrush at a time.
BRISTOL, VT. After two years research and development, the Wood Brush Company is ready to begin production of high quality toothbrushes with a much reduced environmental impact. The first product will […]
It’s officially Fall. The leaves know it — they’re already tinged with a Crayola box of color and launching themselves from the treetops and into your yard. And those once-glorious gardens are starting to look a little scraggly. Here’s what to do with all those heaps of leaves and garden debris:
HERE’S WHAT WE […]
Solid Waste Alliance Communities
Saturday, September 12, 2015
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Shrewsbury Transfer Station, 103 Mountain Road, Shrewsbury
Saturday, September 19, 2015
8:00 – 9:30 a.m. – Benson Transfer Station, Benson
10:30 A.M. – Noon. – Sudbury Transfer Station, Across From The Town Garage, Williams Lane, […]
The Peace & Justice Center and Reuse Pro Alex Eaves to Host Screening of Documentary, Reuse! Because You Can’t Recycle The Planet, on Thursday, September 10th from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Merrill’s Roxy Cinemas.
This film isn’t about our waste problem. Nope. It’s about solutions. And they are everywhere.
Burlington, VT— August 24, 2015:
We live […]
The Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD) and Green Mountain Compost are joining the rest of the planet in celebrating International Compost Awareness Week, May 3-9, with a roster of fun, soil-boosting workshops and activities. Check out the list below and reserve your spot at CSWD’s Compost Awareness Week web page at http://cswd.net/composting/compost-awareness-week/
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