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Olivia Lapierre @zerowastehabesha, 22, of White River Junction, #VT, is a community organizer, racial justice activist and a recent graduate of Lyndon State College, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in applied psychology and human services. She began her transition to a #zerowaste lifestyle in January 2016 and today serves as an ambassador for Be Zero @bezerowastegirl, a nonprofit organization that works to help people reduce their trash, create simple and sustainable habits, and expand awareness of environmental racism. ➡️ Read a Q&A with Lapierre at www.vnews.com. Direct link in profile. ⬅️ (Valley News illustration – Shawn Braley @shawnbraleyillustration) #uppervalley #upval #vnewsuv #drawing #illustration #sustainability #sustainable #bezero #racialjustice #environmentaljustice #activism #vermont #802

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