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Health & Beauty Products

Some types of this item cannot go in the trash in District towns per District Ordinance

Disposal Options

Hazardous products used for health and beauty, such as hair dyes, nail polish, nail polish remover, hair spray, certain hair gels, certain lipsticks, and mercury thermometers must be separated from the trash per District Ordinance and are accepted at the HazWaste Center at the District Transfer Station.

Hazardous waste includes any unused product that is poisonous, reactive, corrosive, or flammable. You can easily identify hazardous products by reading packaging labels: look for key words such as Warning! Danger! Poison! Caution! Improper disposal of these products is illegal and poses a risk to human health and the environment. Do not pour hazardous waste down the drain or discard it with regular household trash. Water treatment plants and septic systems are not designed to contain or remove these chemicals.

Cost

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.)

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