In 2012, the State of Vermont passed a universal recycling law to help reverse decades-long stagnant recycling and composting rates. And according to the state’s recently released Universal Recycling Status Report, the law is working.
The 16-page report, which was put together by the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, includes a summary of the state’s recycling, composting and food donation efforts.
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On the heels of America Recycles Day—a national celebration of recycling held each Nov. 15—the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) released its first “Universal Recycling Status Report,” according to the Dec. 5 news release. The 16-page report summarizes the status of recycling, composting, and food donation across the state.
Vermont’s Universal Recycling law (Act 148) passed unanimously in 2012 with the goal to reverse decades-long stagnant recycling and composting rates. It is working, according to the report.