Tag Archives: Universal Recycling Law

Universal recycling law boosts fresh food donations
Local News
September 21, 2016

Universal recycling law boosts fresh food donations

Vermont Foodbank and partners see 40 percent increase The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) and the Vermont Foodbank announced Tuesday, Sept. 13, a 40 percent increase in food donations in 2016, topping the 25-30 percent increase seen in 2015. The announcement comes during September’s…

State News
June 30, 2016

Trash is down, recycling is up, state report finds

On June 27, the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced that trash disposal throughout the state decreased 5 percent, while the recycling rate has increased from 33 percent to 35 percent since the new recycling services and requirements went into effect in July 2015. Over…