Town Office

Bill Sweet, Administrator

Kari Clark, Town Clerk/Treasurer

Transfer Station

The Transfer Station may be used for the disposal of waste generated in the Town of Rutland by residents or taxpayers.

Rutland Town Solid Waste Ordinance


Wednesdays — 3:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Saturdays — 7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Hours may vary due to Holidays


218 Northwood Park

Rutland Town, Vermont

Fee Schedule

Residents can purchase a book of tickets at the Clerk’s Office or at the Transfer Station. NO cash is allowed at the Transfer Station. Checks are accepted.

$50.00 – Good for 20 punches (bags) – Maximum bag size – 33 gallons.

NO hazardous waste, flammable liquids, liquid paint or stain, recyclables, industrial waste, infectious waste.

Households that generate hypodermic needles, syringes, lancets, and other sharp objects should put items in a plastic bottle prior to disposing in trash.

Recycling Information

The following materials are RECYCLED for FREE. Please sort them into the proper containers.

Batteries and Cell Phones

Rechargeable batteries and Alkaline batteries (Primary)

(Batteries less than 9 lbs.)

Cell Phones


Corrugated Cardboard – Wavy center layer

Boxboard and Paper Cartons – Dry food boxes, paper bags, egg cartons

File folders and office paper – All colors

Newspapers -All sections and inserts

Mail and Greeting Cards – Junk mail and envelopes

Magazines and Phone Books – Catalogs and soft cover books


Seven or fewer Computers, laptops, monitors, televisions, printers, and peripherals are accepted at the facility for FREE from any Vermont resident. Please speak with Transfer Station Attendant for further information.

Food Scraps

All food scraps are accepted for FREE.


Beverage and Food Jars

Rinse clean.

No drinking glasses, light bulbs, mirrors, porcelain, auto or window glass.

Leaf, Yard, and Clean Wood Debris

Leaf and yard waste and clean wood debris are accepted FREE of charge

Plastic Containers - #1-7

#1 – # 7 Plastic containers


NO clear plastic, shrink wrap, plastic wrap, toys, plastic bags, or hard plastic.

Plastics - Large Rigid

5 gallon pails and laundry baskets

Scrap Metal

Scrap metal accepted FREE of charge

Tin/Aluminum Cans

All food and beverage containers, tin and aluminum cans, and clean pie pans and aluminum toil.

Rinse clean

NO scrap metal

Unnacceptable Materials

Tires, fluorescent bulbs, paints, car batteries, propane tanks, electronics, and household hazardous waste.  Ask an Attendant for disposal information.

Used Motor Oil

Used Motor Oil accepted for FREE.

Fee Schedule

Recycling and Food Waste are Accepted Free of Charge

This information is subject to change at any time as the requirements of Act 148 continue to impact the Town’s disposal costs and options. Please check with the Attendant for current pricing and space availability before bringing large amounts of material for disposal.

Item Fee
Construction & Demolition (Building Material) Debris – Small pickup truck $20.00
Construction & Demolition (Building Material) Debris  – Full-sized pickup trucks (no racks) $30.00
Large Household Appliances – Stove, refrigerator, washer, dryer $15.00
Medium Household Items – Mattress, box springs, sofa, desk, recliner, hideaway bed, rugs, etc. $10.00
Small Household Items – Toilet, sink, AC units, microwave, etc. $5.00
Tires & Construction Debris Stickers
Small Tire (without rim) 2
Large Tire (without rim) 3
Tractor Tire (without rim) 7
Loose Debris Accepted if space is available
Heavy/dense materials Charged at a higher rate.