Policy Actions

Suggested First Steps for Policy Actions

Policy actions are adopted by a Municipal Department, Selectboard or City Council

  1. Review your town or city’s online information related to sustainability and waste reduction

a. Town or City Master Plan chapter on waste reduction

b. Existing sustainability or climate plans


  1. Attend a meeting of a relevant committee to learn more

a. Solid Waste, Sustainability, Energy, Waste Reduction


  1. Interview a town employee or elected official to learn their goals and concerns before you propose an action

        • Solid Waste Manager

        • Town Council/Selectboard Member

        • Sustainability Coordinator

        • Town/City Planner


  1. Chat with a Ten Towns • Ten Actions Toolkit Leader Resource who has experience with the action you want to take

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