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Disposal Options

The United States flag is not banned from landfill disposal. However, some organizations accept flags for culturally appropriate disposal, free of charge. Check with your local American Legion Post for more information. Because many flags are manufactured using synthetic materials, including plastic, the District strongly discourages residents from burning flags. Some organizations, like the non-profit Stars for our Troops, recycle flags as mementos for veterans.

Bristol American Legion post 19

  • (802) 453-2951

Middlebury American Legion post 27

Vergennes American Legion post 14


The fee associated with your town drop-off or curbside collection service applies for this item.


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