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District Transfer Station reopens to residential customers on Monday, May 18, 2020

Please read our full announcement for more information, including COVID-19 precautionary guidelines for all visitors.
Hazardous Waste

Grant Received to Support Residential Hazardous Waste Collection

ACSWMD receives a grant from VT DEC to support ongoing Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program.
Hazardous Waste

District Seeks Bids for Transportation and Disposal of Hazardous Waste

The District is seeking proposals from qualified contractors to provide for the pickup, transportation and proper disposal of unregulated hazardous…
Food Scraps & Composting

Happy International Compost Awareness Week

Compost feeds the soil so the soil can feed us: adding compost to soil feeds the biodiverse "soil sponge" that we rely on for life on land. Healthy…
Events

Green Up Vermont postponed until May 30th 2020

Effective March 30th, Green Up Day has been postponed to Saturday, May 30th, although this date remains flexible to pandemic rules.
News

ACSWMD Limits Residential Use of District Transfer Station due to COVID-19

Beginning Monday, March 30th, the District Transfer Station will be closed to all residential traffic except those who need to drop-off food scraps or…
News

ACSWMD announces COVID-19 Closure and Precautions

The District Transfer Station and HazWaste Center remain open with regular hours unless further precautions need to be taken. The District Office is…
Food Scraps & Composting

Tackling Food Waste: Basics for Businesses Workshop

Does your organization have a plan for separating food waste from the trash? Learn about your organization’s responsibilities and options.
About & Support

Request for Bids for New Backhoe

The ACSWMD is soliciting bids for one new, unused Backhoe for loading and compacting waste at the District Transfer Station.
About & Support

RFP for Firewall & Internet Security

ACSWMD seeks proposals from qualified contractors to provide the District Office & Transfer Station with upgrades to improve firewall and internet…
Special Recycling

Free Christmas Tree Recycling

Free curbside collection in Middlebury & Vergennes on Saturday, January 4 for Christmas trees. Drop off trees for free until the end of January.
Publication

New Rates for 2020

Changes to District Transfer Station rates and fees will come into effect January 1, 2020.
Community Event

Repair Fair Draws a Crowd

Over 70 people attended ACSWMD’s third Repair Fair on Thursday, November 14, 2019.
Publication

2019 Annual Report now Available

Check out the District's activities in 2019, review the proposed budget for 2020 and see the results of an independent audit of the District's…
Public Hearing

Public Hearing on Draft 2020 Annual Budget

There will be a public hearing on ACSWMD's Draft 2020 Annual Budget at the ACSWMD Board meeting on November 21, 2019.
News

Overview of Vermont's Single-Use Products Law

Starting July 1st, 2020, State law prohibits stores and food service establishments from providing the following single-use products: - Single-use…
Special Recycling

Beginners Guide: Recycling Plastic Bags & Films Workshop

Curious about the buzz surrounding plastic bag and film recycling? Find out how to be a part of this interactive workshop.
News

Board of Supervisors' Updates and Reminders

The Board of Supervisors meeting on August 15th has been canceled. In September, the Board will meet at Fire & Ice for a retreat.
Special Recycling

We've got mulch!

8/29/2019 UPDATE: We are out of mulch. Check back next spring, 2020, to see if we've chipped our natural wood pile or when approximately, we'll be…
Special Recycling

Join the Vermont School Battery Quest for a chance to win!

Cash prizes available to classes, student groups and clubs, K-8, who collect the most batteries!
Special Recycling

April 27th is National Take Back Day

Cleaned your medicine cabinets recently? Keep your community safe and the environment healthy by dropping off prescription medications at…
Trash

Green Up Day 2019

Find out who your town coordinator is, where to get bags and more!
Food Scraps & Composting

Become a Compost Ambassador

Love composting? ACSWMD's new Compost Ambassadors spread information and enthusiasm for composting in the community. Join us!
Special Recycling

Merry Mulch Now Available

Christmas tree mulch available to District residents while the supply lasts!
Publication

Reports & Studies from VT Agency of Natural Resources

Several recent studies and reports are now available that illustrate the state of solid waste and recycling in Vermont: Status Report to the…
About & Support

Salisbury votes to join the District

On Town Meeting Day, Salisbury residents voted 149 to 30 in support of becoming the 21st Town to join Addison County Solid Waste Management District.
Reduce & Reuse

Second Repair Fair Sees Success

The Repair Fair is a free event that empowers people to fix things instead of throwing them away. ACSWMD’s second Repair Fair was on February 14th.
Reduce & Reuse

Updates to Reuse It or Lose It! Program

Our popular Reuse It or Lose It! program is still going strong! Through the program, District residents may drop off usable household items and…
Special Recycling

Maple Tubing Special Recycling Updates

Polyethylene maple sap tubing is accepted for Special Recycling by appointment only at the Transfer Station in Middlebury. Starting January 1, 2019,…
Special Recycling

2018 District Recycling & HazWaste Disposal Facts

The District would like to take a moment to thank Addison County residents and businesses for their efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle this year!…