Universal Recycling Stakeholder Group Meetings

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Stakeholders discuss the implementation of the Universal Recycling Law and share resources and solutions at quarterly meetings.  Twelve meetings have been held since December 2015.

Participants include solid waste haulers, municipalities, composters, educational institutions, non-profit advocacy groups, food scrap generators, multiple state agencies, solid waste districts and alliances, environmental contractors, industry groups, and others.

The next meeting will be held Thursday June 21st 1:00-3:00pm at the ANR Annex in Montpelier. Discussions will focus on the food scrap hauling requirement. 

For more information, or to participate, contact Mia Roethlein at mia.roethlein@vermont.gov or 802-522-5926.

September 24, 2018


August 7, 2018


June 21, 2018


October 3, 2017

Agenda & Minutes

July 13, 2017

Agenda & Minutes

April 24, 2017


January 23, 2017


Further Information

Regional Organics Processing Gap Analysis
Organics Capacity Regions in 2017
2017 DRAFT Revised Solid Waste Exemption Guidance
Examples of Hauler Exemptions
DSM Cover Memo & Castleton Polling Institute "Vermont Food Scraps Survey Report": The final DSM Report will be available in early 2019.




Agency of Natural Resources
Department of Environmental Conservation
Waste Management and Prevention Division

Davis Building - 1st Floor
One National Life Drive
Montpelier, VT 05620-3704