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March 2022 Updates

Composting Updates:

  • Collection Sites - Committee would love help promoting these! Let us know if you’re interested in helping out. Cost to use a drop-off site is $10/month

  • Restaurants Composting - If you know restaurants interested in composting, have them connect with ZWP so we can connect restaurants with compost haulers!

Legislative Updates:

  • Providence on Plastic Bag Reduction Act (Ordinance 19622) and enforcement status

    • PVD311 App to send updates about businesses that are not abiding

  • Interest in investigating reusable containers in restaurants and expanding programs like this in RI

General Update:

  • THIS THURSDAY March 10th at 6pm

  • March 23rd Knight Memorial Library will host a talk about the Providence city bag ban

  • Field Trip to visit the MRF in Johnston, RI is booked! 9:30am on April 23, 2022. Please contact us if you’re interested in attending!

  • April 2nd tabling event at Roger Williams Zoo to hand out reusable bags. Let us know if you’re available to help volunteer!

  • April 22nd Roger Williams Park Earth Day bag hand out. Again, please let us know if you have time to hand out bags at our ZWP table!

Next Full-Group Meeting will be March 22nd at 7pm IN PERSON POTLUCK at Social Enterprise Greenhouse, 10 Davol Square Unit 100, Providence, RI 02903, USA


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