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Rates & Fees

General Information

Household bagged trash and recycling is not accepted at the District Transfer Station. Blue-bin recycling and bagged trash must be taken to your town drop-off or picked up by a licensed hauler

Vehicles requiring only a scale weight are charged $5.00 per weigh.

The District Transfer Station accepts credit cards, cash, and checks.

View our 2019 Adopted Rate Sheet as a printable PDF.

District Fee

A fee of $33.40/ton is charged on all MSW and C&D generated in the District that is destined for disposal (this fee is included in the Transfer Station MSW and C&D tip fee), and $10/ton on contaminated soils approved by ANR for use as ADC.

Admin Fee

A $1.00 admin fee is charged on all monetary transactions in addition to the rates listed below.

District Transfer Station Rates

Trash

  • Municipal solid waste (MSW), Construction & Demolition Debris: $126 per ton
  • Minimum Fee - Minimum Load Size - ½ ton for MSW only: $63
  • Minimum Fee - 100 lbs. or less - mixed debris: $7 per load

Appliances with CFCs

  • Refrigerator, freezer, window A/C, water fountain, vending machine, dehumidifier: $10 each
  • Commercial-Grade A/C units & outdoor residential A/C units: At Cost

Appliances without CFCs

Furnace, washer, dryer, hot water heater, stove, dishwasher, microwave, woodstove, etc.: no charge

Asbestos

Non-Friable (packaging requirements apply): $250 per ton

Ashes

Wood: $1 per load

Batteries

  • Wet-cell, automotive: No Charge
  • Small dry-cell, cell phones, rechargeable, button cell, lithium, lithium ion, NiMH, NiCad: No Charge

Books

Hard and soft cover

  • Residential: $1 per load
  • Business: $5 per load

Clean Wood

brush, branches; cut into 16-inch logs if greater than 6-inch diameter

  • Residential, small car only: $2.50 per load
  • Residential, regular pick-up truck or small trailer: $5 per load
  • Trucks (larger than pick-up truck), & ALL commercial loads: $50 per ton
  • Mulch loading assistance (upon request): $5 per scoop

Cooking Oil

  • Large quantities call ahead
  • No charge

Construction Materials

Reusable lumber, doors, fixtures, windows, etc.: No Charge

Documents

Secure Destruction, small amounts only: No charge

Electronics

Items where ‟or no charge” is indicated may be covered by Vermont E-Waste Law — No charge for households, 501(c)(3) charities, school districts, small businesses (10 or fewer employees) OR 7 or fewer covered items per visit.

  • Large items or quantities charged by weight at the discretion of the scalehouse operator: $0.23 per lb.
  • Computers, whole systems (includes everything): $11 each (or no charge)
  • Computers, by piece (monitor or CPU or printer): $6 per piece (or no charge)
  • Televisions (regular size): $7 each (or no charge)
  • Televisions (console size): $15 each (or no charge)
  • Desktop Photocopier: $11 per piece
  • Small Electronics (Fax, VCR, DVD/CD, Stereo, Telephones, etc.): $2.50 per piece
  • Mixed Bag (cords, adapters, CDs, tapes, cassettes, DVDs, chips, cards - grocery bag size): $5 per bag

Film Plastic & Plastic Bags

  • Items must meet acceptance criteria
  • No charge

Fire Extinguishers

Greater than 5 lbs: $5 each

Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Items where ‟or no charge” is indicated may be covered by Vermont Mercury Lamp Law — No charge for general purpose mercury bulbs, 10 or fewer per day.

  • Compact Fluorescent Lamps: No Charge
  • U-Tube, Circular or Straight Tubes 4 ft. or shorter: $0.35 each (or no charge)
  • Straight Tubes longer than 4 ft: $0.60 each (or no charge)
  • HID Lamps: $1 each (or no charge)
  • UV, Neon or other Specialty Lamps: $1.95 each

Food Waste

  • Residential only: No Charge
  • Business, containers up to 5-gal: $1.25 each
  • Business, 35-gallon container: $11 each
  • Business, 48-gallon container: $15 each 

Hazardous Waste

  • Residential (including all paint): No Charge
  • Business, CEG (including all paint) Must call for appointment date and time: Actual Cost + $5 Fee (Under Vermont Paint Law — No charge for architectural paint. The $5-per-visit admin fee will be waived on paint-only loads.)

Leaf & Yard Waste

  • Grass clippings, leaves, small twigs — 3 cubic yards or less: $1 per load
  • Over 3 cubic yards: $10 per load

Light Ballasts

Containing PCBs: $2.25 each

Maple Tubing

Call for acceptance guidelines; by appointment only

  • Loads with fittings removed: No Charge
  • Loads with fittings still attached: $20 per cubic yard

Mercury Devices

Intact thermometers, thermostats, etc.: No Charge

Motor Oil

  • Residential, uncontaminated only, 10 ga. or less per day: No Charge
  • Business any amount or Residential greater than 10 gal, uncontaminated only, drums by appointment: $0.30 per gallon

Oil Filters

  • Residential: No Charge
  • Business: Individual filters: $0.25 each
  • Business: 5-gallon pail full (crushed or uncrushed): $5 per pail
  • Business: 55-gallon drum full (crushed or uncrushed): $65 per drum

Propane Tanks

  • 1-lb (Residential): No Charge
  • 1-lb (Business): $1 each
  • 20-lb or larger (grill size, resident or business): $3 each

Recycling

  • Single Stream Recyclables from Commercial Haulers: $92 per ton
  • Single Stream self-hauled from Businesses, 1 cubic yard or less: $5
  • Single Stream self-hauled from Businesses greater than 1 cubic yard: $92 per ton

Reuse It or Lose It!

For items accepted at the discretion of the scalehouse operator

  • Per Visit: Dropping off (50 lbs or less) or Just Visiting Admin Fee: $1 per visit
  • Household goods weighing more than 50 lbs: $4 each

Scrap Metal

No Charge

Stumps

$15 per cubic yard

Textiles

  • Must be clean, dry, and in bags
  • No Charge

Tires

  • Passenger Tires: $2.25 each
  • Large Truck Tires: $8 each
  • Agricultural Tires: $50 each
  • Earthmoving Tires, Extra Large Tires, Large Quantities of Tires: $0.08 per pound