The board of the
Chittenden Solid Waste District is expected today to agree to run the state’s
largest composting operation in an effort to keep open the facility that
composts tons of food waste from local institutions.
Burlington’s nonprofit Intervale Center is keeping open for another week its composting facility near the Winooski River.
The Center hopes the extra time will enable officials to reach
an agreement that would turn the operation over to the Chittenden Solid
We talk about recycling with Tom Moreau, General Manager
of the Chittenden Solid Waste District. And Carolyn Grodinsky, a waste prevention specialist the Department of Environmental Conservation, helps
us explore how we can reduce the
amount of trash we’re generating in the first place. Also on the program, a conversation with VPR’s John Dillon about
the future of commercial composting in Vermont.
we pay a visit to a store in Brattleboro
that specializes in recycled building
materials from ‘deconstructed’ buildings.