Diverting Food Waste from the Landfill to Grow Edible Mushrooms

Brendan O'Brien holds one of many cultivated oyster mushrooms

To help divert organic materials away from landfills, Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law, Act 148, bans food scraps from landfills starting July 1, 2020. Food waste can be composted by residents at home or taken to compost facilities throughout the state.

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Sarah Sprayregen

Sarah Sprayregen Dedicates 25 Years to Alumni Relations and Development at UVM and the Rubenstein School

Sarah Sprayregen ‘71, University of Vermont (UVM) Foundation Director of Major Gifts for the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, will retire June 30, 2020 after more than 25 years of successful and fulfilling alumni relations and development work at UVM.

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Peter Rose

Remembering UVM Alumnus and Benefactor F. Peter Rose ‘54 (1932-2020)

Peter Rose ‘54, friend and generous donor to the University of Vermont, passed away on March 20, 2020 due to complications from a stroke. Peter served on the advisory board of the UVM Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources from 1996 until 2016.

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