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hazardous wasteHOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE SCHEDULE

  


 
SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 2014

8:00 – 11:30 a.m. – RUTLAND TOWN Transfer Station, in Northwood Park, off Post Road Extension, Rutland

12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m. – CHITTENDEN Transfer Station, Chittenden

SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 2014

8:00 – 9:30 a.m. – PAWLET, Mettowee Community School Parking Lot, Route 153, West Pawlet

10:30 - 12:00 noon – MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS Transfer Station, behind Firehouse, Middletown Springs

SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 2014

8:00 – 10:00 a.m. – TINMOUTH Transfer Station, Route 140, Tinmouth

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. – FAIR HAVEN Transfer Station, Fair Haven Avenue, Fair Haven

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2014

1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – SHREWSBURY Transfer Station, 103 Mountain Road, Shrewsbury

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2014

8:00 – 9:30 a.m. – BENSON Transfer Station, Benson
10:30 a.m. - NOON. – SUDBURY Transfer Station, across from the Town Garage, Williams Lane, Sudbury
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. – FAIR HAVEN Transfer Station, Fair Haven Avenue, Fair Haven

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2014

8:00-11:30 a.m. – RUTLAND TOWN Transfer Station, in Northward Park, off Post Road Extension, Rutland

FREE SERVICE TO: Residents of the Solid Waste Alliance Communities (SWAC) Towns ONLY - Benson, Chittenden, Fair Haven, Middletown Springs, Pawlet, Rutland Town, Shrewsbury, Sudbury, Tinmouth, and West Haven. As a resident of SWAC, you may attend ANY of the events listed above, not just the one scheduled for your town. Residents of these communities may also drop off their household hazardous waste at the Gleason Road Hazardous Waste Depot during normal operating hours. Please call 802-775-7209 for more information. PROOF OF RESIDENCY REQUIRED!!! COST: Free to SWAC residents.  

SWAC contracts with the Rutland County Solid Waste District for hazardous waste services.


RESIDENTS can also take their household hazardous waste (HHW) to the Rutland County Solid Waste District Hazardous Waste Depot on Gleason Road in Rutland during regularly scheduled operating hours. There is no direct fee to residents for disposal of their HHW. The Solid Waste Alliance Communities (SWAC) share the cost of disposal on a per capita basis.

BUSINESSES, (conditionally exempt generators) which include town offices, schools, and town garages can also take hazardous waste to the Depot. Hazardous waste may include fluorescent bulbs, waste oil, and oil-based paint. There are fees associated with disposal of business hazardous waste. Businesses should contact the Rutland County Solid Waste District (RCSWD) (rcswd.com) to obtain disposal fee information as well as to arrange for disposal. Large businesses should contact the RCSWD at (802-775-7209) to discuss recycling and disposal options.   There is a nominal fee for recycling/disposal of business waste

  • Use products up for their intended use to lower disposal costs for your community.  Please keep products in their original containers.  Do not mix products! 
  • No smoking or fires allowed at the collection site
  • If you are taking a material to a collection, make sure the container is secure and be prepared to leave the container. Containers containing materials CANNOT be poured off at the event.
  • The Hazardous Waste Contractor (RCSWD) can refuse to accept ANY material at these events. If you have a specific material you are unsure will be accepted, contact John at 802-770-1333.

ELECTRONICS ARE NOT ACCEPTED AT THESE EVENTS. Permanent computer/electronics collection programs are available in. Benson, Chittenden, Fair Haven, Middletown Springs, Shrewsbury, Sudbury, and Tinmouth.  Pawlet and West Haven residents can access the computer collection box located in at any approved collection location.  Pawlet residents also have access to free electronics collection at the Granville, NY transfer station.  Since the passage of environmental producer responsibility electronics legislation in 2011, these facilities as well as many others accept many electronics from residents and small businesses at no charge. 

BELOW IS A LIST OF SOME OF THE MATERIALS YOU MIGHT CONSIDER TAKING TO THE EVENT:

 


Arts and Crafts Supplies
Carburetor Cleaner
Chemistry Kits
Creosote
Drain Cleaners
Engine Degreaser
Fertilizer
Flea Powder
Floor Cleaners
Fluorescent Bulbs (Unbroken)
Furniture Polish
Gas Treatments

Pool Chemicals
Radiator Flusher
Rodent Killer
Herbicides
Insect Sprays
Latex Paint will be accepted at the Fall Events
Lead and Oil-Based Paints
Lighter Fluid
Lithium, Mercury, Ni-CAD Batteries
Metal Polish
Mothballs
No –Pest Strips
Oven Cleaners

Paint Thinners
Pesticides
Photo Chemicals
Roofing Tar
Rug/Upholstery Cleaners
Rust Proofers
Solvents/Varnish Sealants
Toilet Cleaners
Used Motor Oil
Wax Polish
Wood Preservatives
Wood Strippers and Stains

 

NOT ACCEPTED AT THE EVENTS:

  • SMOKE DETECTORS AND CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS - Disposal options:  
  • Intact carbon monoxide detectors and household smoke detectors are accepted for disposal with regular trash.
  • Many manufacturers of smoke detectors have voluntary take-back programs for safe disposal of these items. Be sure to verify current packaging and shipping requirements directly with the manufacturer.  Curie Environmental Services also will recycle ionization smoke detectors for a small fee. The program is called Curiepack.
  • Businesses should call the Vermont Environmental Assistance Division in Waterbury at (802) 241-3745.

Limitations, regulations and other specifications: Ionization smoke detectors do contain a small amount of a low-level radioactive isotope, but the material is not considered hazardous to people or pets at the levels present in household smoke detectors.

  • CAR BATTERIES  -   Most service stations will take used car batteries.
  • TIRES are also accepted at the Gleason Road facility for a nominal fee.



FREE PESTICIDE DISPOSAL: In addition to residents, businesses can dispose ofpesticide their pesticides for FREE! The Department of Agriculture, the Rutland County Solid Waste District, and the Solid Waste Alliance Communities (SWAC) are sponsoring a free pesticide disposal program. Any SWAC resident, farm, or business may bring pesticides to the RCSWD Hazardous Waste Depot for disposal at no charge! This program is available while funding lasts. Call the Hazardous Waste Depot for more information or an appointment to drop off unwanted pesticides.


The Rutland County Solid Waste District Depot is located on Gleason Road in Rutland, Vermont. It is open year round and is available to residents and businesses. Operating hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Call 802-775-7209 for further information.
 
  Serving the Communities of Benson, Chittenden, Fair Haven, Middletown Springs, Pawlet, Rutland Town, Shrewbury, Sudbury, Tinmouth, and West Haven, Vermont