Bennington County Grabs the Top Spot!

A total of 5800 pounds were collected through recent prescription drug take-back efforts in Vermont. Bennington County collected the 2nd highest total weight and averaged the highest weight per person of all Vermont counties.

— Top 5 in Total Weight —
1. Chittenden – 2015 Take Back1855.5 lbs
2. Bennington – 683 lbs
3. Washington – 656.5 lbs
4. Windham – 444.4 lbs
5. Rutland – 329.8 lbs
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— Top 5 in Per Person Weight —
1. Bennington – 0.30 oz/person
2. Grand Isle – 0.21 oz/person
3. Chittenden – 0.19 oz/person
4. Lamoille 0.18 oz/person
5. Orleans – 0.18 oz/person
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(Note: Prescription drug take-back includes collection of any drug and drug paraphernalia, not only prescription drugs)

 

Thursday, October 24 and Friday October 25th community Walkability event

A Walkable Bennington? Yes Please!

Thursday, October 24 and Friday October 25th community Walkability event
A special event co-sponsored by the Bennington County Regional Commission and the Vermont Department of Health

Join us for this fun, informational event that is free and open to the public! Please rsvp to awalkablebennington@gmail.com or fill out this online form.

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