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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. 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.

For more information, or to participate, contact Mia Roethlein at or 802-522-5926.

December 19, 2019

Agenda and Minutes
Presentation on food waste depackagers & slide on food waste management capacity

November 7, 2019


November 8, 2018

Agenda & Minutes
Presentation on home composting poll

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.