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2017 Organics Diversion Forecast and Opportunities

Jun 12, 2017

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Compost Bins and Collectors Available at District Transfer Station

May 08, 2015

Stop by the District Transfer Station to pick up a Soilsaver compost bin and a “Sure-Close” kitchen collector, and start composting at home! Turn food scraps and yard waste into rich, organic food for your garden.  Food and yard waste combined represent about 25% of our waste.  By composting these materials at home, we can save money while keeping waste out of landfills!  Composting benefits everyone by reducing waste and helping summer vegetable and flower gardens flourish.

The Soilsaver is just $45, and when disassembled fits neatly into any vehicle.  The handy “Sure-Close” kitchen collector is just $5.

The District Transfer Station is located at 1223 Route 7 South, in Middlebury, just south of the U.S. Forest Service Ranger Station.  Hours are Mon-Fri, 7 am to 3 pm, and Sat, 8 am to 1 pm.

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The Soilsaver ($45)

  • 28″w x 28″d x 32″h
  • Holds 11.4 cubic feet
  • Made from sturdy recycled plastic
  • Retains heat and moisture better than an open pile
  • Keeps most animals out
  • Removable convenient locking and self-watering lid
  • Two slide-up doors for removal of compost
  • Easy assembly

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The “Sure-Close” kitchen collector (ONLY $5!)

  • Durable, dishwasher-safe, and easy to clean
  • Lid opens and latches closed easily with one hand
  • Lid locks in open position for easier filling
  • Lid perforations allow venting but stop insects
  • Ergonomic handle and back grip for easy use
  • Wide opening allows easy scraping of plates

Looking for a Trash or Recycling Hauler?

Feb 03, 2015

Click here for an updated list of trash and recycling haulers in our area.

District Announces School Waste Diversion Grant Program

Sep 22, 2014

The Addison County Solid Waste District is now offering grants for schools in our District for waste reduction, recycling, or composting initiatives. Read more

First-in-Nation Battery Recycling Law Passes in VT

Jul 15, 2014

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.

Read more

District Announces New Grant Program

Jan 11, 2013

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

Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Jan 01, 2012

After the Holidays, Give Your Tree a New Purpose!

With the District’s Merry Mulch Program, your tree can become a part of something wonderful once the holidays are over. We chip your trees to make a fragrant wood-chip mulch, which you can collect for free in the spring to use all around your yard.  Read more

Free E-waste Recycling!

Jun 24, 2011

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 for all households, charities, school districts, and small businesses in Vermont for free. Read more

Vermont Passes E-Waste Law

Jul 14, 2010

Vermont recently became the 21st state to pass an electronic waste (E-waste) recycling law, which establishes producer responsibility for collecting and recycling E-waste from households, charities, schools and businesses. Read more

District Transfer Station Hours

M-F, 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM*
Sat, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

*(Note:  HazWaste Center closes at 2:00 PM during the week.  See HazWaste hours below.)

Click here for Transfer Station Rate Schedule

HazWaste Center Hours

Mon-Fri, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sat, 8:00 AM – 1 PM

Contact ACSWMD

Addison County Solid Waste Management District

1223 Route 7 South
Middlebury, VT 05753

802-388-2333 (phone)
802-388-0271 (fax)

acswmd@acswmd.org

Location

The District Transfer Station, HazWaste Center, and Office are on Route 7 about 2 miles south of town, located on the east side of the highway between the U.S. Forest Service and Breadloaf Construction.

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