Adopted 2018 Rate Sheet

Nov 28, 2017

Click here to see the 2018 District Transfer Station rates, effective on January 1, 2018.

2017 Annual Report

Nov 27, 2017

To Flush or Not To Flush?!

Oct 12, 2017

Unsure of what to pour or put down your drain?! Here’s a nifty guide to make sure you keep your drain (and septic/sewer) happy and healthy.

We’re Hiring!

Sep 28, 2017

Public Outreach Coordinator wanted for immediate hire. Are you the outgoing, creative type? Do you have a passion for waste reduction and helping others reduce their impact on the environment? Then ACSWMD in Middlebury, VT wants you to join our passionate and dedicated team as a Public Outreach Coordinator! This community-facing position promotes the understanding and value of waste reduction and diversion programs, including recycling, organics management, household hazardous waste and source reduction. Responsibilities include: outreach to residents, businesses & institutions; maintenance of webpage and other social media; development of broad and targeted educational campaign materials, classes and surveys; and frequent local travel to speak/ present at special events, schools, businesses, etc. Build upon established composting/ food scrap collection network with community drop-offs, businesses and haulers. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must, with the ability to promote understanding within a wide range of audiences, age groups and perspectives. A Bachelor’s Degree is required, along with at least one year of experience in community outreach and program development. Experience in community relations, communications, as well as knowledge of environmental sustainability and waste management is preferred. Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license and a vehicle to be used in travel. Familiarity with website design, desktop publishing and presentation software, social media, Microsoft Office are required. Strong planning and organizational skills are essential.

This is a full-time, exempt position, with a starting salary of $47,080 per year. Work for this position is frequently located in the field, with the administrative portion of work performed in the Middlebury office. Occasional nights and weekends for meetings, presentations or special events are required.

We offer excellent benefits, including: paid leave; health, vision, dental and life insurance; and a retirement savings plan.

For a full job description, download it here: Job Description Public Outreach Coordinator. To apply:  Please submit a cover letter, resume and 1-2 pg. writing sample via mail to: ACSWMD, Attn: District Manager, 1223 Route 7 South, Middlebury, VT  05753, or e-mail to Open until filled. The ACSWMD is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all ages, genders, sexual orientations races and religious affiliations.


ACSWMD receives Call2Recycle’s 2016 Leader in Sustainability Award!

Jul 14, 2017

District Issues Request for Proposal: General Liability Insurance and Worker’s Compensation Insurance

Jun 29, 2017

Information about Request for Proposals may be found here. Read more

2017 Organics Diversion Forecast and Opportunities

Jun 12, 2017

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Remember to opt out of Phone Books!

Jun 09, 2017


Compost Bins and Collectors Available at District Transfer Station

May 08, 2015

Stop by the District Transfer Station to pick up a Soilsaver compost bin and a “Sure-Close” kitchen collector, and start composting at home! Turn food scraps and yard waste into rich, organic food for your garden.  Food and yard waste combined represent about 25% of our waste.  By composting these materials at home, we can save money while keeping waste out of landfills!  Composting benefits everyone by reducing waste and helping summer vegetable and flower gardens flourish.

The Soilsaver is just $45, and when disassembled fits neatly into any vehicle.  The handy “Sure-Close” kitchen collector is just $5.

The District Transfer Station is located at 1223 Route 7 South, in Middlebury, just south of the U.S. Forest Service Ranger Station.  Hours are Mon-Fri, 7 am to 3 pm, and Sat, 8 am to 1 pm.


The Soilsaver ($45)

  • 28″w x 28″d x 32″h
  • Holds 11.4 cubic feet
  • Made from sturdy recycled plastic
  • Retains heat and moisture better than an open pile
  • Keeps most animals out
  • Removable convenient locking and self-watering lid
  • Two slide-up doors for removal of compost
  • Easy assembly


The “Sure-Close” kitchen collector (ONLY $5!)

  • Durable, dishwasher-safe, and easy to clean
  • Lid opens and latches closed easily with one hand
  • Lid locks in open position for easier filling
  • Lid perforations allow venting but stop insects
  • Ergonomic handle and back grip for easy use
  • Wide opening allows easy scraping of plates

Looking for a Trash or Recycling Hauler?

Feb 03, 2015

Click here for an updated list of trash and recycling haulers in our area.

District Transfer Station Hours

M-F, 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM*
Sat, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

*(Note:  HazWaste Center closes at 2:00 PM during the week.  See HazWaste hours below.)

Click here for Transfer Station Rate Schedule

HazWaste Center Hours

Mon-Fri, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sat, 8:00 AM – 1 PM

Contact ACSWMD

Addison County Solid Waste Management District

1223 Route 7 South
Middlebury, VT 05753

802-388-2333 (phone)
802-388-0271 (fax)


The District Transfer Station, HazWaste Center, and Office are on Route 7 about 2 miles south of town, located on the east side of the highway between the U.S. Forest Service and Breadloaf Construction.

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