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BCSWA School Newsletter October, 2016

Welcome to the Bennington County Solid Waste Alliance School Newsletter! Our goal is to highlight what is happening with our schools and celebrate their recycling events and activities. If your school is planning (or has held) a recycling event, please contact [email protected] so your story and pictures can be included in the next edition!

Click here to read the October issue!

The Shaftsbury Transfer Station is accepting food scraps!

Stop by our new compost collection carts! It’s Free!

• Meat, poultry, fish, shellfish, bones
• Eggs and eggshells, cheese, dairy products
• Bread, baked goods, pasta, rice, beans, nuts, seeds
• Coffee grounds, filters, tea bags
• Vegetables and fruit
• Table scraps, plate scrapings, leftovers, spoiled food

What Not to Compost:

• Plastics such as wrappers, More…

BCSWA July ’16 School Newsletter

Welcome to the Bennington County Solid Waste Alliance School Newsletter! Our goal is to highlight what is happening with our schools and celebrate their recycling events and activities. If your school is planning (or has held) a recycling event, please contact [email protected] so your story and pictures can be included in the next edition!

Click here to read the July edition of the school newsletter!

Did you participate in our survey?

We had 341 people respond to our survey, either using Survey Monkey or the paper surveys distributed at town meeting. Some interesting results are:

  • Most respondents took recyclables to a recycling location or set  those out for curbside collection (Question 2).
  • 60% of respondents compost at home (Question 4).
  • 75% of respondents participate in household hazardous waste events (Question 5).
  • More…