Maple Tubing Special Recycling Updates

News: Jan 02, 2019

Polyethylene maple sap tubing is accepted for Special Recycling by appointment only at the Transfer Station in Middlebury.  Starting January 1, 2019, loads of maple tubing that have fittings still attached will be subject to a fee of $20 per cubic yard.  Maple tubing with fittings removed is still accepted for FREE!  Click here to download our maple tubing recycling guide.

What’s accepted:

  • Polyethylene (PE) sap line

Not sure if you have polyethylene?  If a small piece floats in water, it’s polyethylene.

Not accepted:

  • PVC sap line or pipe
  • Teflon-lined sap line
  • Drain, sewer, or water service pipe
  • Metal/strapping/tension wire
  • Leaves, dirt, rocks

What you need to do:

  • Cut stiff main line into 3-foot lengths
  • Remove tees, taps & fittings (or pay a fee)
  • Make an appointment to drop it off at the ACSWMD Transfer Station by calling 388-2333

Loads that are extremely dirty or contaminated with unacceptable materials may be rejected.


  • Loads with fittings removed: FREE
  • Loads with fittings still attached: $20/CY