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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 wastes.

Recycle right!

Do you know what should go in your blue bin and what items need special recycling elsewhere?

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Local Haulers

Looking for a local hauler for junk removal, compost pick-up, or other services? Check out our list!

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A to Z Guide

Search the A to Z Guide and find out what to do with hundreds of items.



Earth Month EduSeries

Addison County Solid Waste Management District, CSWD, and Windham Solid Waste Management District are joining together in celebration of Earth Month…

Be Aware of Bears this Spring: Tips to Avoid Bears

Bears are awake! Here are some tips to keep bears away from your trash and food waste containers:

Repair Fair Announcement: April 20, 2024!

The Addison County Solid Waste Management District is hosting a FREE Repair Fair at the American Legion in Middlebury. Come enjoy refreshments, learn…

Keep Recycling Loose! (Not in Bags)

Don't bag recyclables. When it comes to recycling, keep it loose.

Compost at your next Event!

With our X-frame loan program you can borrow receptacles for recycling and compost collection, free of charge! 

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Got HazWaste?

The District HazWaste Center accepts household hazardous waste for free six days a week, year-round. 

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Check out our social media

The District is active on Facebook, Front Porch Forum, and Instagram. See our recent Instagram posts below…

There are several options for disposing of confidential documents. The District Transfer Station accepts confidential...
Keep recycling loose in curbside bins. Plastic bags are a type of contamination called “tanglers” at the materials...
We are one week away!

On Saturday, April 20th the Addison County Solid Waste Management District is hosting a FREE...
What does this year’s International Compost Awareness Week theme mean– COMPOST...Nature’s Climate Champion? The theme...