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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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Got HazWaste?

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

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Latest News

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.

New Rates for 2020

Changes to District Transfer Station rates and fees will come into effect January 1, 2020.
Community Event

Repair Fair Draws a Crowd

Over 70 people attended ACSWMD’s third Repair Fair on Thursday, November 14, 2019.

2019 Annual Report now Available

Check out the District's activities in 2019, review the proposed budget for 2020 and see the results of an independent audit of the District's…

Waste-Free festivities

Hosting a gathering this season? Plan ahead to make it waste- and stress-free.

Read our Zero Waste Party Tips

Special Recycling for plastic bags

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

Learn what's accepted