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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.



Keep Recycling Loose! (Not in Bags)

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


The Addison County Solid Waste Management District is seeking a motivated and experienced individual to join our team in Middlebury, VT.

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…

Plastic Bag and Film Special Recycling Reminders

The Addison County Solid Waste Management District offers special recycling of polyethylene plastic bags, film, and wraps separate from curbside or…

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…

5-gallon buckets are back in stock! Stop by the Scalehouse at the District Transfer Station in Middlebury to purchase...
Leaf and yard waste is banned from landfill disposal in Vermont.

Natural wood without any treatment is accepted at the...
With simple changes such as avoiding single-use, borrowing, repurposing, and refusing items, we limit the amount we...
The HazWaste Center is located at the District Transfer Station on Route 7 South in Middlebury and is open year-round....