Legacy Project



Waste Management

Solid Waste
Chittenden Solid Waste Department
Chittenden Solid Waste District’s mission is to provide efficient, economical, and environmentally sound management of solid waste generated by residents and businesses within its member towns and cities of Chittenden County.

ReCycle North/ReSOURCE
ReCycle North/ReSOURCE is an organization established in 1991 to help those is transition with job skills, technical training and more opportunities while reducing the amount of reusable and repairable items in our landfills.

Chittenden Solid Waste Department
In Chittenden County, food scraps account for nearly 33% of most people’s trash. Although these materials are not technically “recyclable,” they can be composted!


Burlington Electric Department
Burlington Electric Department shares the values of the residents who have voted for energy efficiency programs, who have supported a clean power mix and who have expressed a desire to move forward into the 21st century in a manner that is sustainable and will provide future generations the chance to enjoy Burlington and its beautiful resources as the current generation does.

Efficiency Vermont
Efficiency Vermont provides technical assistance, rebates, and other financial incentives to help Vermont households and businesses reduce their energy costs with energy-efficient equipment, lighting, and approaches to construction and major renovation. Additionally, Efficiency Vermont partners extensively with contractors, suppliers, and retailers of efficient products and services throughout the state.

Natural Gas

Vermont Gas
Vermont Gas provides reliable, high quality, competitive, clean and safe natural gas service to as many Vermonters as is economically feasible while balancing the expectations and needs of their customers, shareholders, employees and the community.

Local Food

The Intervale Center
The Intervale Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to develop farm- and land-based enterprises that generate economic and social opportunity while protecting natural resources.

City Market/Onion River Co-Op
City Market provides a critical service to the residents of Burlington and the larger community by providing conventional, organic and local products at a fair price to all.

Burlington Farmers’ Market
Every Saturday morning from May to October, buy local produce straight from our local farmers at City Hall Park.  During winter months, the Farmer's Market moves inside to Memorial Auditorium.


Campus Area Transportation Management Association (CATMA)
The American Red Cross, Champlain College, Fletcher Allen Health Care and the University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, are all located adjacent to each other and share a common land area of less than one square mile known as the "Hill" or Campus District. CATMA plans for, develops, and manages all transportation and parking programs, infrastructure, and associated facilities.

Chittenden County Transportation Authority (CCTA)
CCTA promotes and operates safe, convenient, accessible, innovative and sustainable public transportation services in the Chittenden County region that reduce congestion and pollution, encourage transit oriented development and enhance the quality of life for all.

The Way to Go! Commuter Challenge
The Way to Go! Commuter Challenge encourages Vermonters to try smarter ways to travel in their commutes, like carpooling, biking, and public transportation. Participants pledge to use these alternative transportation methods for one week in May.

Old Spokes Home
Old Spokes Home was founded in 2000 and since then has thrived on the eco-minded practices of recycling. The shop takes all sorts of bikes from the area and refurbishes them to be sold in order to keep the community more sustainable.

Local Motion
Local Motion is a member-supported non-profit organization forging a culture of active transportation and recreation in northwestern Vermont.

CarShare Vermont
Founded in 2007 by a group of local people who share a common vision for our community, CarShare Vermont is a nonprofit organization that recognizes car sharing as a practical, easy, and fun way to reduce car dependence, increase mobility, and improve the health of our community and environment.