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If you live in one of these towns and have questions about what to do with trash, recycling, or hazardous waste, this is the site for you!

There is information on the site to help you reduce, reuse, recycle and properly dispose of your trash and hazardous waste.

Depending on the service you need, the links will lead you to the right place. If you don't find what you need, just contact us, and we'll be happy to assist you. We want this site to be informative and easy to use. If you find something which could be improved, just let us know.

SWIP 2015

We want your input and feedback on our 2015 Solid Waste Implementation Plan (SWIP) Rewrite. Read more here.

Solid Waste Infrastructure Committee Report to Legislature - (SWIAC) was charged with evaluating the sufficiency of existing solid waste infrastructure to successfully manage and process additional volumes of recyclables and organics (food scraps, leaf and yard debris) generated as a result of Vermont’s Universal Recycling law (Act 148 of 2012), which when fully implemented would achieve a 50% diversion rate (recycling and organics management).


Tire Environmental Producer Responsibility Law in Before Vermont Legislature

Primary Battery Take-Back Law Passed

Consumers will be able to recycle their primary batteries at no cost at convenient locations beginning January 1, 2016.



STYRENE AS A POSSIBLE CARCINOGEN: http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/ntp/roc/twelfth/profiles/styrene.pdf and http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2014/aug/27/styrene-carcinogen-brands-polystyrene-foam-food-packaging

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Vermont Passes H. 485/Act 148

Coming July 1, 2014: All trash facilities will have to accept residential recycling for free. Beginning July 2015,recycle all private haulers must offer to collect recyclables along with trash at no additional cost. . Click on the title above for details on the new legislation.

Vermont Passes H. 262/Act 58 - Paint Take-Back Program to Begin May 2014 - Visit www.paintcare.org for a location accepting paint near you.

Paint Care Press Release - 9/14

FAQs on the New Paint Program

Agency of Natual Resources Material Management Plan

  Serving the Communities of Benson, Chittenden, Fair Haven, Middletown Springs, Pawlet, Rutland Town, Shrewbury, Sudbury, Tinmouth, and West Haven, Vermont