Vermont not meeting its recycling goals

Vermont is still not meeting its goal of recycling and composting half its waste, according to a new report from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation.

HOPE stops textile and shoe recycling

It’s a move that could significantly add to the local waste stream and create issues for some of the area’s other clothing resale shops.

College Recycling Center re-opens with clothes, appliances and more

Ever wonder where all the extra stuff college students leave behind goes? Well, look no further than Middlebury College’s recycling center, which sits off Route 125 just beyond the college’s Ridgeline parking lot.

Asphalt shingles, drywall fair game for recycling

MIDDLEBURY — Addison County Solid Waste Management District is now accepting asphalt shingles and new drywall scraps for recycling at its Transfer Station in Middlebury. This new program allows community members and contractors to bring in new or used asp … (read more)

Recycling firm EcoGlobal could settle in Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury selectboard is supporting EcoGlobal’s application for a $30,000 grant that will help determine whether the company can build its North American headquarters in Addison County’s shire town, where it would recycle a type of plast … (read more)

Book charts path from trash to treasure

MIDDLEBURY — Author Adam Minter will travel a thousand miles for a good recycling story. And for his latest book, Minter racked up significant frequent-flyer miles from Middlebury to China and ports in between, in his effort to shine a light on worldwide … (read more)

Do you know what can and cannot be recycled?

MIDDLEBURY — Addison County Solid Waste Management District is thanking people who stop by the District Transfer Station off Route 7 in Middlebury to recycle their plastic bags and film plastic. Since this program’s beginning nine months ago, the district … (read more)