Welcome to the online home of the Addison County Solid Waste Management District. Here you will find details about our programs and services, district news and publications, and practical information to help you properly recycle or dispose of household and business waste items.
The District now has an approved Rate Schedule for 2014. All new rates will become effective on January 1, 2014. Click here to download next year’s (2014) Rate Schedule.
As of Friday, October 4, 2013, the District has temporarily closed the “Reuse It or Lose It!” reuse sheds for household goods and construction materials at the District Transfer Station on Rt. 7 in Middlebury, VT. Read more
The Addison County Solid Waste Management District (District) is requesting your cooperation during the upcoming construction at the District’s Transfer Station on Rt. 7 in Middlebury, VT. Read more
Now available online: Systems Analysis of the Impact of Act 148 on Solid Waste Management in Vermont. This Draft Report, prepared by DSM Environmental Services, Inc. and Tellus Institute, can be downloaded directly by clicking here. Want more information on Act 148? Read more
Post-Consumer Paint Take-Back Program to Begin Summer 2014
Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed a bill on June 3rd that will require manufacturers to fund and operate a post-consumer paint take-back program across the state. This law, which was passed by both houses of the legislature in late May, ensures the environmentally responsible end-of-life management of leftover architectural paint throughout the State of Vermont, while shifting the managerial and financial burden away from the state and local governments. Read more
Soilsaver compost bins and NEW “Sure-Close” kitchen collectors are now available at the District Transfer Station. Read more
In order to promote an increase in the amount of recyclable, compostable or reusable materials diverted from disposal, the District has established a new Grant Fund to provide funds for municipal capital projects that are consistent with our mission. Read more
Vermont’s new solid waste law, Act 148, is the most significant change to VT solid waste law since 1987. Read more
The District is pleased to announce that we will be a registered collector under Vermont’s new E-waste Recycling Program. Vermont’s electronic waste law banned the disposal of electronic waste starting January 1, 2011 and will provide convenient collection of certain electronic waste around the State starting July 1, 2011. for consumers, charities, school districts, and small businesses for free starting July 1, 2011. Read more