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State News
February 1, 2017

Vermonters could reduce trash by half, report says

By Mike Polhamus, VTDigger A report on Vermont’s solid waste shows that more than half of what residents throw away could be recycled, composted or diverted from landfills. About 28 percent of Vermonters’ solid waste is organic matter, much of which could be turned into…

Women hold up half the sky
Column
January 25, 2017

Women hold up half the sky

By Marguerite Jill Dye

“You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with your hatefulness, but still, like air, I’ll rise,” said Maya Angelou, an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist.

The day after the…