Vermont Product Stewardship Council Celebrates 10 Years of Success

The Vermont Product Stewardship Council (VTPSC) recently celebrated its anniversary and a decade of impressive accomplishments. The group was founded in September 2008 by Vermont local governments, the Product Stewardship Institute (PSI), and Upstream to jointly solve problems related to the management of problematic consumer products and packaging. VTPSC’s successes include the passage of five … [Read more…]

First-in-nation single-use battery recycling law passes in Vermont

Bill now heads to Governor Shumlin for signing Montpelier, Vermont – Single-use household battery manufacturers that sell or manufacture their products in the state of Vermont will be required to plan, implement, and manage a statewide battery collection program by 2016, per a bill passed May 8, 2014 by the Vermont House of Representatives. The … [Read more…]