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The District Transfer Station will be closed Saturday, February 4th due to inclement weather

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.



Addison County Closet Cleanup: Clothing Repair and Swap Shop

Next Repair Fair: February 25th, 2023 Give your clothes a second chance, and get them repaired! The Addison County Solid Waste Management District is…

Addison County Solid Waste Management District receives Grant from VT Department of Environmental Conservation

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

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…

Due to forecasted low temperatures, with wind chill of up to -40 degrees Fahrenheit, the District Transfer Station is...
Leaf and yard waste is banned from landfill disposal in Vermont. Natural wood without any treatment is accepted at the...
Here are some common categories of items that contain hazardous chemicals. For an in-depth list of products, refer to...
A simple solution to cut down on food waste is to shop your fridge before heading to the grocery store. Knowing what’s...