The Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD) and Green Mountain Compost are joining the rest of the planet in celebrating International Compost Awareness Week, May 3-9, with a roster of fun, soil-boosting workshops and activities. Check out the list below and reserve your spot at CSWD’s Compost Awareness Week web page at http://cswd.net/composting/compost-awareness-week/
On Friday, December 12, K-5 students, staff, and parents of The Sustainability Academy in Burlington will toss a day’s worth of trash onto the lawn. They’re doing this to get a gander at what should have been recycled or composted instead of thrown in the garbage can and, ultimately, the landfill. This effort will establish […]
The Rover is coming to your town!
The Rover is the mobile household hazardous waste collection unit that hibernates at the Environmental Depot, CSWD’s year-round hazardous waste collection facility in South Burlington. While the Depot takes hazardous materials all year long, the Rover will stop once in each town, until mid-October.
The Rover accepts household […]
The Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD) is forming a Citizen Advisory Committee to get public input on a proposal to change how trash and recycling is picked up from households in Chittenden County. CSWD has been examining a system called “consolidated collection,” whereby the County is divided into trash and recycling collection districts. […]
First-in-nation single-use battery recycling mandate signed into law in Vermont
Montpelier, Vermont – Start saving your flashlight batteries for recycling: On May 22, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed into law Act 139, the first battery recycling law of its kind in the country. Act 139 lays the groundwork for free and convenient recycling of […]
NewsFlash January 2014 Keep your Christmas tree out of the landfill — the easy way
Now that Christmas is over, it’s time to give your Christmas tree the old heave-ho-ho-ho. But don’t let all that holiday spirit languish in a landfill! In Chittenden County, we have lots of options for giving that tree new life, […]
Tuesday, Dec. 24: CSWD Drop-Off Centers: Essex: open 9:30-1:30; Richmond, South Burlington, and Williston: open 8-12). Green Mountain Compost: open 8-12. Environmental Depot: Closed. Materials Recovery Facility: Open regular hours, 6-3:30. CSWD Administrative Offices: Open 8-12. Casella Resource Solutions: Open regular hours, 7-4:15 Burlington Area Transfer Station: Open regular hours, 6:30-4 McNeil Wood & Yard […]