Food for Thought: An Environmental Compliance Outreach Series For Vermont's Food and Beverage Processing and Manufacturing Industry
The Environmental Assistance Office is offering a no-cost Roundtable Workshop on environmental compliance challenges common to food and beverage processors and manufacturers. The roundtable has been scheduled to take place in Rutland and St. Albans; topics addressed will include the Universal Recycling Law (Act 148), wastewater, hazardous waste and resources for obtaining environmental compliance assistance at your facility. The material will also be covered in a series of lunch-time webinars. Click here for more information or to pre-register.
The Assistance Office
The Environmental Assistance Office is a partnership of staff focused primarily on non-regulatory programs. The Office provides guidance to permit applicants, offers environmental compliance assistance to Vermont businesses and municipalities, provides recognition programs for green businesses in Vermont, and provides assistance to municipal household hazardous waste programs. Staff assists businesses, communities, state agencies, and others to identify effective and economical ways to reduce waste at the source in order to avoid waste treatment and disposal costs and to safeguard human health and the environment. Regional staff provide permit assistance with DEC programs and others.