Solar field on Bristol landfill goes live

Renewable energy supporters were all aglow in Bristol this past Saturday as they celebrated the completion of Bristol Community Solar, a 500kWh array built on the site of the town’s former landfill.

ATV riders threaten Salisbury landfill

SALISBURY — Members of the Salisbury selectboard were very pleased last month when the town landfill was finally capped after a multi-year effort. But now they are frustrated that the town’s expensive project is being torn to pieces. Riders of all-terrain … (read more)

Vermont’s last unlined landfill is now capped

SALISBURY — The town landfill in Salisbury has finally been capped, marking the end of unlined landfills in Vermont.  To protect the environment, Vermonters over the past few decades have been closing their old-fashioned town dumps and sending their trash … (read more)

State’s last unlined landfill to stop taking trash Sept. 1

SALISBURY — The Salisbury landfill will stop accepting trash on Sept. 1, thus ending its more than 30-year run and its status as the state’s last operating unlined landfill. And while closure plans are going smoothly, Salisbury still needs to find a haule … (read more)