House Natural Resources Committee On Integrated Solid Waste Bill

The Vermont House Natural Resources & Energy Committee held a hearing today on H.485, an bill that would establish universal recycling solid waste. Amy Shollenberger (@amyaction) of Action Circles (http://www.action-circles.com/) live-tweeted from the hearing.
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Amy Shollenberger @amyaction
Jen Holliday from CSWD on why we need h485 #solidwaste bill in #vt - almost 1 billion lbs of muni waste & constr debris in 2009. #eprvt
Amy Shollenberger @amyaction
Recycling101 in #vt House Natrl Resrcs cmte: each consumer makes a choice. Some areas of state mandate recycling, others don't. #eprvt
Amy Shollenberger @amyaction
Single stream recycled material can garner a pretty high price. #vt house natrl resrces cmte #solidwaste bill discussion #eprvt
Amy Shollenberger @amyaction
Does free recycling encourage contamination? No, says CSWD. #vt house ntrl rsrces cmte #solidwaste bill discussion. #eprvt
Amy Shollenberger @amyaction
We are throwing a away $7.6million of recylables every year in #vt #recycling #eprvt #solidwaste
Amy Shollenberger @amyaction
Organic material is close to 23% of our landfills. CSWD in #vt has invested approx $2mil for #compost infrastructure. #solidwaste #eprvt
Amy Shollenberger @amyaction
#recycling must be easy & convenient for the consumer - both at home & in public space. #vt #eprvt
Amy Shollenberger @amyaction
Pay As You Throw ( #PAYT) is the single most effective tool for reducing #solidwaste #eprvt

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