As the production of single-use plastic increases, businesses throughout Burlington, Vermont want to do their part by contributing to recycling efforts for hard to recycle items, like plastic #4 low density polyethylene (LDPE) i.e., plastic film.
There is no curbside or pick-up recycling program for plastic film in Chittenden County, leaving hundreds of businesses without an option to recycle. Most plastic film in Burlington inevitably ends up in our landfill. That’s where we come in.
the collective access to resources, knowledge, and implementation that create circular procedures and eliminate waste
With the support of local businesses and organizations, the Chittenden County Plastic Film Recycling Program can become a reality! All sponsorships will include your hyperlinked logo in the Partners section of this webpage. A key element of our community-shared system design is to research how to make plastic film recycling accessible to all businesses in Burlington, VT.
Casella Waste Systems
City Market, Onion River Co-op
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility