School Zero Waste Program
Our school program helps schools identify and reduce the amount of waste they generate. We provide educational opportunities, tools, resources, and highly skilled staff support!
Why Should Your School Engage CVSWMD School Zero Waste Programming?
- On a basic level, to be in compliance with Act 148, Vermont's Universal Recycling Law, including having and maintaining schoolwide food scrap disposal and "blue bin" recycling systems.
- In the face of many, serious environmental challenges facing our world today, provide students with the opportunity to make a difference in tangible ways, in their daily lives, for themselves and their school communities.
- To provide students the opportunity to to incorporate not only recycling, but the other highly important "Rs", including reducing, reusing, repurposing, repairing, rethinking, refusing, etc.
- To enjoy potential cost savings, including through the reduction of waste in classrooms and single-use items in school cafeterias.