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Plastic Buckets & Pails

This item is banned from disposal in the trash in Vermont and must be recycled with blue-bin recycling.  

Disposal Options

Plastic pails and buckets up to five gallons may be recycled in your blue bin if they are empty and rinsed clean. Metal handles must be removed and can be recycled as scrap metal at the District Transfer Station. Plastic plant pots are only recyclable if they meet certain criteria.


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


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