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Holiday Closing: The District Transfer Station will be closed on Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day. The District Transfer Station will reopen with regular hours on Tuesday, May 26. The District Office remains closed until further notice.

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.

A to Z Guide

Search and browse the A to Z Guide to learn what to do with hundreds of items.

Recycle right!

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

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Save the food

Starting July 1, 2020, all food scraps will be banned from the landfill in Vermont. Residents and businesses have options for keeping scraps out of the trash.

Learn more Compost workshops

Latest News


District Transfer Station reopens to residential customers on Monday, May 18, 2020

Please read our full announcement for more information, including COVID-19 precautionary guidelines for all visitors.
Hazardous Waste

Grant Received to Support Residential Hazardous Waste Collection

ACSWMD receives a grant from VT DEC to support ongoing Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program.
Hazardous Waste

District Seeks Bids for Transportation and Disposal of Hazardous Waste

The District is seeking proposals from qualified contractors to provide for the pickup, transportation and proper disposal of unregulated hazardous…
Food Scraps & Composting

Happy International Compost Awareness Week

Compost feeds the soil so the soil can feed us: adding compost to soil feeds the biodiverse "soil sponge" that we rely on for life on land. Healthy…

Got HazWaste?

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

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Special Recycling for plastic bags

The District Transfer Station now accepts polyethylene bags and film for special recycling. 

Learn what's accepted