Vermont Resources

Bill text from Act 148, Vermont’s Universal Recycling law
Want to get into the nitty gritty of Act 148? You can find the law as written here.

Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Universal Recycling Resources
The Agency of Natural Resources has a great website dedicated to helping everyone – from consumers to haulers – find the information they need to understand and comply with the Universal Recycling law. Need to find out where the nearest composting facility is? Want to know what’s banned from landfills? Check out these resources.

Act 148 Implementation Report (2013)
This report, prepared by the Solid Waste Management Program, the Department of Environmental Conservation, and the Agency of Natural Resources, provides a comprehensive synopsis of the law, as well as ANR’s recommendations for implementation.

Universal Recycling Implementation Timeline (PDF)

Universal Recycling Summary Sheet (PDF) 

General Resources

The Container Recycling Institute
The Container Recycling Institute (CRI), founded in 1991, is the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to studying and promoting policies and programs that increase recovery and recycling of beverage containers, and shifting the social and environmental costs associated with manufacturing, recycling, and disposal of container and packaging waste from government and taxpayers to producers and consumers.

The Bottle Bill Resource Guide
The Bottle Bill Resource Guide is a project of The Container Recycling Institute (CRI). On this website you can find in-depth information on the history of the Bottle Bill in the United States and other countries, how it has been implemented and what is being done globally to build on the bottle bill program’s enormous success.

VPIRG’s Top 5 Things We Should Be Recycling

VPIRG’s Top 5 Ways to Recycle Better