Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:
A Vermont woman is at the center of a U.S. Supreme Court case
that could determine the rights of consumers to sue over dangerous products. The
woman is Diana Levine, a musician who lost her right arm because of
a medical disaster;
A yearlong battle
over the future of Intervale Compost in Burlington is nearing conclusion, with
the Chittenden Solid Waste District paying $170,000 to take the operation
over on Monday.
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.
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.