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Until further notice, the District Reuse It or Lose It! program will be closed. Our reuse sheds will reopen soon after construction is complete on the north side of the District Transfer Station. 

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.

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Latest News

Food Scraps & Composting

Tackling Food Waste: Basics for Businesses Workshop

Does your organization have a plan for separating food waste from the trash? Learn about your organization’s responsibilities and options.
About & Support

Request for Bids for New Backhoe

The ACSWMD is soliciting bids for one new, unused Backhoe for loading and compacting waste at the District Transfer Station.
About & Support

RFP for Firewall & Internet Security

ACSWMD seeks proposals from qualified contractors to provide the District Office & Transfer Station with upgrades to improve firewall and internet…
Special Recycling

Free Christmas Tree Recycling

Free curbside collection in Middlebury & Vergennes on Saturday, January 4 for Christmas trees. Drop off trees for free until the end of January.

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