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.
On Saturday, September 27, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, you can get rid of any unwanted prescription drugs through a free collection event sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Click here to find a collection location near you.
Single-use household battery manufacturers that sell or manufacture their products in the state of Vermont will be required to plan, implement, and manage a statewide battery collection program by 2016, per a bill passed recently by the Vermont House of Representatives.
Click here to download a .pdf version of the District’s 2013 Annual Report.
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
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