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Natural Wood

This item is banned from disposal in the trash in Vermont and requires special recycling.  

Disposal Options

Natural wood, including trees, branches, wood chips, lumber, pallets, and brush, that has never been painted, glued, stained, or treated in any way is accepted at the District Transfer Station. Disassembled cable spools (metal removed) or pallets that have no paint, plastic (including remnants of shrinkwrap), or particle board inserts are accepted.

Large branches or logs larger than 6" in diameter should be cut into 16" lengths. Stumps are accepted at the District Transfer Station.

Plywood, OSB, and particleboard are not considered clean wood.

Residents may check with their town clerk or the local fire warden for restrictions on open burning of wood waste.


    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


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