VT Edition: Norm Staunton & Jessica Sankey on maximizing your recycling

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About 30 percent of all the waste that Vermonters produce is kept out of landfills by recycling and composting. But even with that record, Vermont is creating more waste overall – seven percent more between 2000 and 2005. Norm Staunton of the Association of Vermont Recyclers and Jessica Sankey, a waste reduction coordinator with the Chittenden Solid Waste District speak with VPR’s Jane Lindholm about what people can  do to reduce the trash they throw out, maximize their recycling and get started with backyard composting.

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