VT Releases Food Recycling Composting Sites

By Joe Gullo

Published 07/17 2014 11:09AM

Updated 07/17 2014 11:25AM

Credit: Agency of Natural Resources
MONTPELIER, Vt. - The state released food recycling and composting sites around the state.

A press release says Vermont’s Universal Recycling law bans all food scraps from landfills by July 1, 2020.

“Removing food scraps and other organic material from the waste stream is a high priority for Vermont,” said Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) Secretary Deb Markowitz. “These materials account for nearly 30 percent of what we throw out, wasting limited landfill space; and as the waste breaks down it produces greenhouse gasses that contribute to climate change.”

Recycling and Composting Sites Around the State

The map, from the Agency of Natural Resources (ANR), will help connect residents, businesses, and institutions with collection services and food rescue agencies, haulers, and composters, with sources of quality food and food scraps. Click on the gray arrows to hide the welcome message.

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