Town of Pawlet

Pawlet

http://pawlet.vt.gov/

PAWLET  TOWN REPORT 2015

DEB HAWKINS, TOWN CLERK
P.O. Box 128
Pawlet, VT 05761-0128


Telephone: 802-325-3309
Fax: 802-325-6109
HOURS

Monday – 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday – 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday – 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Thursday – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Friday – Closed

Pawlet residents are provided recycling and trash disposal services at the Granville, New York Recycling/Transfer Station located on Route 22, 1/2 mile south of the Route 149 intersection. Pawlet residents participate in household hazardous waste collection events through SWAC. Please visit the Hazardous Waste Section for further information.
 
 
GRANVILLE, NY TRANSFER STATION HOURS OF OPERATION:
518-642-3026 (Please call for additional information)
Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Closed Holidays)
 
NOT accepted at recycling/transfer stations: Industrial waste, hazardous waste, regulated medical or infectious waste, radioactive waste, automotive fluids, or any other materials regulated by federal, state, or local governments.
 
The transfer station has a 2 1/2 cubic yard limit per household, per day on Friday and Saturday; and a 6 cubic yard limit on other open days for yard waste, construction and demolition debris, brush, and electronics.
 
TRANSFER STATION FEE SCHEDULE
 
ITEM:
Cash, Credit Card, or Debit Cards are acceptable form of payment
RESTRICTIONS
Garbage or Household Refuse
$.15 lb.
NO Recyclables
NO Industrial or Hazardous Waste.
NO flammaable liquids, infectious waste.
NO liquid paint or stain.
NO loose needles
YARD WASTE - NO CHARGE Grass, hedge clippings, leaves, garden waste;
MUST be loose & clean
NO ROCKS! - Yard waste is ground up for compost. Rocks damage the grinding machine!
NO bags, tied bundles, BRUSH, LUMBER, stumps, rock or masonry. NO dirt/stone mixed in, or METAL or hardware. If bagged or bundled, must be empty with untied bundles. See C&D, BRUSH, and METAL.
BRUSH - $25.00/ton NO Yard Waste (see above). NO BAGS, tied bundles, and metal/hardware. NO branches/trunks over 4 inches in diameter or over 10 feet long. NO dirt/stone mixed in, rocks, or masonry, stumps, or lumber. 2 1/2 cubic yard limit per household per day on Friday and Saturday; 6 cubic yards other open days
CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLITION (C&D)

$.15/lb

Unadulterated processible wood, clean wood, cutoffs, logs, pallets, pressure-treated wood, pllywood, particle board, chipboard, finyl siding, concrete, masonry, tile, shingles, stone, sheetrock, plaster, insulation, etc.

NO Bags, tied bundles, garbage, regulated waste, or liquid paint/stain

2 1/2 cubic yard limit per household per day on Friday and Saturday; 6 cuibc yards other open days

* Households that generate hypodermic needles, syringes, lancets, and other sharp objects should put the used items in a plastic bottle prior to disposal with their garbage.
ITEM
PREPARATION
RESTRICTIONS
WHITE GOODS - NO CHARGE

Appliances - Stoves, washers, dryers, water tanks, fuel tanks, refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, water coolers, de-humidifiers, etc.

Refrigerators MUST be unloaded on the floor of the station. See attendant for assistance
NO garbage inside.
NO unpurged fuel tanks.
NO tanks with water in them.
NO firebrick in stoves or furnaces.
TIRES
16" diameter or less - $3.00 each
Over 16" diameter - $6.00 each
Over 36" diameter - $15.00 each
Over 52" diameter - $45.00

MUST be DRY
NO rims.
NO burnt tires.
NO inflated tubes.
NO OTR's (off the road tires)
UNADULTERATED PROCESSIBLE WOOD, CLEAN WOOD, CONSTRUCTION CUTOFFS, LOGS, AND PALLETS
(pressure treated wood, stumps, plywood, particle board, chipboard, engineered wood, and vinyl siding, concrete, masonry, tile, shingles, slate, stone, sheetrock, plaster, insulation, etc.)
Present disposal stickers for appropriate value to attendant:
C & D - 16 stickers/cubic yard
30 gallon can - 3 stickers
55 gallon drum - 6 stickers
NO bags.
NO tied bundles.
NO garbage.
NO hazardous waste.
NO liquid paint or stain.
NO regulated waste.
NO recyclables.
BATTERIES - NO charge - Household batteries including cabon zinc and alkaline dry cells only; NO "Button" batteries; NO NiCad Rechargeables or Automotive (wet cell).
 
FLUORESCENT BULBS - $.25/ft.
ELECTRONICS - NO CHARGE
Televisions, Computers, (monitors, towers, laptops, printers/scanners, fax), small electronics, cd/dvd players, VCR's, cable boxes and receivers, and video game consoles.

NO televisions over 36" or consoles; NO floor-style copiers or printers.

2 1/2 cubic yard limit per household, per day on Friday and Saturday; 6 cubic yards other open days. Larger amounts are charged a fee based on quantity.

RECYCLING INFORMATION
Washington County Law Number 3 of 1992 directs mandatory recycling of certain items. At this time, the items followed by an "M" must be recycled. Items may be added or deleted in the future. The following items are accepted without charge if sorted and presented according to these guidelines.

 
ITEM
PREPARATION
RESTRICTIONS
GLASS CONTAINERS (M)
(any color food and beverage containers)
1. Clear2. Green3. Brown 

 
MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
SORT by color.
Remove caps and lids.
Remove plastic wraps.
Remote metal and plastic neck rings.
Paper labels are OK.
Leave intact.
Place in designated containers.
NO "tramp" glass*.
NO china or ceramics.* See Tramp Glass
* TRAMP GLASS & CERAMICS (M)
(window, Pyrex, vision ware, drinking, crystal, milk, laboratory, mirrors, china, porcelain, and ceramics, plus any glass container that is not clear, green, or brown.
MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
Remove any metal or plastic parts.
NO light bulbs.*
NO fluorescent tubs.*
NO wire mesh glass.*
NO plastic laminate glass.**SEE C & D
TIN CANS (M)

WILL STICK TO MAGNET

MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
MUST remove one end (non-aerosol cans).
Remove labels.
Remove any plastic.
Expel all gas from aerosol cans.
NO aluminum cans. (See Aluminum Cans)
NO partially filled cans.
NO propane cylinders. (See Ferrous Scrap Metal)
No scrap metal. (See Ferrous Scrap Metal)
ALUMINUM CANS (M)
(non-deposit food and beverage cans)WILL NOT STICK TO MAGNET
MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
Remove labels.
Remove any plastic.
NO foil items.
NO aerosol cans.
NO lighter refills.
NO tin cans.
NO "aluminum" bags.
ALUMINUM FOIL (M)
(TV dinner trays, pastry tins, and foil items)
MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
Remove any plastic.
NO aluminum cans.(See Aluminum Cans)
NO "aluminum" bags.
No aluminum coated plastic film or paper.
PLASTIC CONTAINERS (M)

#1. PET - Clear Only.
#2. HDPE - Natural (uncolored).#2. HDPE - Colored.Packing peanuts are accepted - must be clean, dry, and free of contamination.
MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
Remove caps, lids, and sprayers.
Remove metal handles and rings.
Rinse and drain detergent bottles.
Drain oil containers for 24 hours.
Sort by number on bottom.
NO tied bundles.
NO plastic bags.
NO plastic film.
NO plastic film.
NO Plastic caps or lids.
NO sprayers or pumps.
NO plastic toys.
NO plastic housewares.
NO roofing tar or driveway sealer pails.
DEPOSIT CONTAINERS
(plastic, aluminum, glass)
MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
MUST have deposit label intact.
Remove caps.
Place in designated container.
NO unopened containers.
NO partially filled containers.
NEWSPAPER (M)

(black and white newsprint)

MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
REMOVE inserts. (See inserts)
Remove colored sections (See inserts)
Removed colored comics. (See inserts)
MUST be loose.
Colored headlines and pictures in the black and white sections are OK.
NO tied bundles.
NO bags.
NO magazines.
NEWSPAPER INSERTS(M) MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
REMOVE any plastic.
Place in designated container.
NO tied bundles.
NO bags.
NO magazines.
MAGAZINES (M) MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
Remove any plastic.
NO tied bundles.
NO bags.
NO newspaper inserts.
NO Phone books. (See books)
NO paperback books. (See books)
NO hardcover books. (See books)
BOOKS (M)

A. HARD COVERED BOOKS AND SOFT COVERED TEXT BOOKS.
B. PHONE BOOKS AND DIRECTORIES.
C. PAPERBACK BOOK WITHOUT COVERS.

MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
Sort by type.
Staples OK.
Remove covers from paperback books.
NO metal binders.
NO plastic binders.
NO plastic covers.
NO water or fire damaged material.
OFFICE PAPER (M) MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
Sort by type.
Staples OK.
Remove large metal or plastic fasteners.
Place in designated container(s).
No carbon paper.
NO thermal copy fax.
NO paper clips.
NO wadded or crumpled pled paper.
NO stick-on labels or stamps.
NO glossy paper.
     
     
CARDBOARD (M) MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
BREAK DOWN FLAT (Open top and bottom).
Remove string from bags.
Remove plastic and wax paper liners from pet food bags.
Remove all contents.
MUST be loose.
NO waxed cardboard.
NO plastic coated cardboard.
NO tied bundles.
No pizza boxes.
NO industrial cores.
NO boxboard.
BOXBOARD/CHIPBOARD (M) MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
Remove all liner bags.
Remove cellophane windows.
Remove any plastic or metal parts.
Remove any foil or plastics wrappings.
Break down flat (open top and bottom).
MUST be loose.
NO wax coated boxes.
NO plastic coated cardboard.
NO tied bundles.
No pizza boxes.
NO foil coated boxes.
NO milk cartons.
NO egg cartons.
NO beer and soda boxes/carriers.
NO cardboard.
No wet-strength board.
TEXTILES (M)
(clothing and bedding.)
MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
MUST be reusable.
Empty pockets.
NO rags.
NO oil, grease, or paint stained clothing.
NO paint or stained drop cloths.
NO fabric trimmings.
FERROUS SCRAP METAL (M)
IRON AND STEEL
Including empty paint cans and drained oil filters.WILL STICK TO MAGNET
MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
Remove any wood, plastic, paper, rubber, and non-ferrous metal.
Reduce to 4' lengths.
Drain fluids from motors.
Remove labels from paint cans.
Drain and purge all fuel tanks.
Drums must be open on one end.
Expel all gas from propane cylinders.
Oil filters MUST be drained for 24 hours.
NO unopened containers.
NO partially filled containers.
NO liquid paint or stain.
NO motors with oil or gas.
No needles. (See garbage).
NO razors.
NON-FERROUS SCRAP METAL (M)
Aluminum, Copper, Brass, Lead, etc. Electrical wire, cords, and ballasts.
MUST be clean.
MUST be dry.
Remove any wood, plastic, paper, rubber, and non-ferrous metal.
Place in designated containers.
NO unopened containers.
NO partially filled containers.
NO fuel tanks.
HOUSEHOLD BATTERIES
Carbon, zinc, and alkaline dry cells only)
Place in designated container. NO "button" batteries.
NO NICad Rechargeables.
NO lead acid (wet cell) batteries (above may be taken at no charge to garages and stores that sell them)
YARD WASTE
(grass and hedge clippings, leaves, garden waste/small branches, brush)
MUST be loose. (May be brought in bagged or bundled but bags have to be emptied and bundles untied.)
Place in designated containers.
NO ROCKS!!! Yard waste is ground up for compost.
NO bags.
NO tied bundles.
NO branches or trunks over 14 " diameter.
NO branches, brush, or bundles over 10' in length.
NO lumber (See C&D).
NO rock or masonry (See C&D).
NO stumps.
(See C&D).
ASHES
(coal and wood) From households only!
MUST be cold.
Place in designated container outside of building.
NO burnt garbage.
NO burnt glass or tin cans.
NO burn barrels.
*Computers, laptops, monitors, televisions, printers, and peripherals are accepted  throughout Rutland County for FREE from any Vermont resident. Please visit www.vtecycles.org for collection locations.

*Businesses can dispose of their hazardous wastes for a fee at the Rutland County Solid Waste District (RCSWD) (www.rcswd.com) Hazardous Waste Depot on Gleason Road in Rutland throughout the year.  Please call 802-775-7209 to schedule an appointment.