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A Notice on Tire Collection

If you are planning to bring tires to the District Transfer Station, we are asking that you please call ahead at (802) 388-2333 if urgent or wait to drop-off. Thank you for your patience and understanding! 

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, new service? Check out our list!

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A to Z Guide

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


Special Recycling

New: Textile Recycling at the District Transfer Station

Starting on November 14th, the District Transfer Station in Middlebury will accept used clothing and textiles in special recycling.

2022 Annual Report now Available

The District is pleased to present the 2022 Annual Report of the Addison County Solid Waste Management District. The report highlights the District’s…
Press Release

Agency of Natural Resources Backyard Burning Reminders

With spring and summer cleaning underway, the Department of Environmental Conservation wants to remind and encourage Vermonters to follow a few…
Press Release

Grant Received from VT Department of Environmental Conservation to Support Household Hazardous Waste Collection

The Addison County Solid Waste Management District recently received a grant of $40,796 from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation.

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…

In the coming months, you might find yourself overrun with packaging, gifts, and cards as the holidays approach. Here’s...
Thanksgiving feasts show off cooking talents, good and bad, leaving most with leftover food after the cider's mulled and...
The District Transfer Station will close on Thurs., Nov. 24th in observance of Thanksgiving. The District Office will...
Lots of common household cleaners contain hazardous ingredients—these can be damaging to the environment and to human...