Waste Free Earth is opening a Restock Shop!
We’ve got exciting news…we’re opening a Restock Shop! ♻️ Here at Waste Free Earth, we are focused on helping businesses reduce their overall waste consumption through consulting and education. Marina McCoy (@sustainabilitybosslady), founder and CEO of WFE, is expanding her sustainability mission by opening The Restock Shop in downtown Burlington, VT to help with individual […]
After a 20-year hiatus, the next generation of DesLauriers are at the helm bringing new ideas, energy, and the labor of love to the resort.
Feature Photo Caption: “We felt strongly that we needed a solid foundation not only for growth, but also for basic sustainability,” said Lindsay DesLauriers, president of Bolton Valley. “That was our first priority.” The Flexible Capital Fund invested $100,000 in the first round and another $50,000 in round two to support the infrastructure improvements. Photo […]
Union Mutual’s Lisa Keysar Honored with ATHENA Leadership Award
MONTPELIER – Union Mutual is pleased to announce the Company’s President & CEO, Lisa Keysar, was honored by the Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce with the ATHENA Leadership Award in recognition of her guidance, achievement, and community spirit. The ATHENA Leadership Award, named for the Greek goddess known for her strength, wisdom, courage and enlightenment, […]
VEC powers up two new solar arrays in Jericho in support of 100% renewables by 2030
Vermont Business Magazine: Encore Renewable Energy and Vermont Electric Cooperative announced today the commissioning of two new community-scale solar projects comprising 4.5 megawatts (MW) of new, clean energy generation in Jericho.(link is external) The two new solar arrays include a 2.3MW project on the town’s former gravel pit and a 2.2MW project on the former municipal landfill. These […]
Norwich Solar: Affordable Housing Provider, Brattleboro Housing Partnerships, Reduces Operating Costs via Solar Net Metering Agreement
White River Junction, Vermont Oct 25, 2021 Norwich Solar, as part of its Community Impact Group, is pleased to announce the start of construction of a Community Solar project in Clarendon, VT with Brattleboro Housing Partnerships as the dedicated net metering customer. The Clarendon project will provide solar net metering credits to Brattleboro Housing’s facilities, […]
Member Blog: Working Bridges Perspectives on Supporting our Essential Workforce
Essential workers with non-remote job functions keep Vermont strong. Whether it’s the hospital environmental services worker sanitizing rooms, the production employee that manufactures essential goods, the restaurant worker delivering a meal curbside, or a licensed nursing assistant (LNA) providing care in a long-term care residential setting, we rely on their expertise, skill, and ability to […]
Speaker Krowinski and Pro Tem Balint Announce Final Round of “Investing in Vermont’s Future Community Conversations”
Montpelier, VT – House Speaker Jill Krowinski and Senate President Pro Tem Becca Balint announce the final round of community conversations on the once in a lifetime opportunity facing Vermont to make significant investments that will transform and shape the future of our state. These regional discussions will be held virtually. Washington County Conversation, Thursday, October […]
Want to have an impact? Three things small businesses may consider
Life in Vermont is pretty good. On average, we are a collective that appreciates a thoughtful approach to getting things done. From a business perspective, this may not seem profound, but there’s an extra layer to our businesses the P&L Statement doesn’t calculate – our intentions. As business owners, communicating our good intentions is a […]
The Vermont Dept. of Health 2022 Worksite Wellness Award Application is now open!
The 2022 Worksite Wellness Award Application is now open! These awards recognize efforts by Vermont employers to promote employee wellness. All worksites are encouraged to apply, even if you are just starting with your wellness initiatives! Applications are due on January 31st, 2022. We will notify applicants by February 1st, 2022. Please email email@example.com with any […]
UVM Researchers Team Up with Casella to Uncover the Suitability of Packaged Food Waste for Organics Recycling
More than one-third of food waste in Vermont is still packaged—a sticky situation when it comes to mandatory diversion of food waste away from landfills under the state’s new Universal Recycling Law. Act 148 banned food scraps from landfills beginning in July 2020. Researchers at the University of Vermont (UVM) have partnered with Casella Waste Systems to […]