More Feb 2022 Updates

Composting Updates:

  • Composting in Schools - Finished filming for community garden club; Composting song debut!

  • Collection Sites - Wanskuck Library and a private residence agreed to be drop-off sites! Now up to 11 sites! Outreach 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 - Serving Sustainability with Zero Waste Providence was a success! Thanks to those who helped promote the event and those who were able to attend!

  • 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:

  • 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 to hand out reusable bags. Let us know if you’re available to help volunteer!

Next Full-Group Meeting will be March 8th at 7pm:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88661623423?pwd=WFViWUQ1U3pLcFArUlVNSWt4bmJJQT09