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Rutland County, VT – 2016 HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENTS

SOLID WASTE ALLIANCE COMMUNITIES
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2016
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – SHREWSBURY Transfer Station, 103 Mountain Road, Shrewsbury
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2016
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

SEPTEMBER 24, 2016

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 the events listed above, even if it is not 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.  PROOF OF RESIDENCY REQUIRED.

BUSINESS WASTE:  Small business (conditionally exempt generators) which may include town offices, schools, and town garages can dispose of their wastes through the Rutland County Solid Waste Management District (RCSWD) Hazardous Waste Depot.  Waste may include oil-based paint (no charge), non-architectural paint, pesticides (no charge), and used motor oil.    Please call 775-7209 to schedule an appointment.  Payment for disposal will be required at the time of drop-off.

  • 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.

  • COMPUTER COLLECTION:  Permanent computer collection programs are available throughout the County to serve Vermont residents.  For a list of registered collection locations, visit http://www.anr.state.vt.us/dec/e-waste/ or call toll free at:  1-855-6ecycle (1-855-632-9253). 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.  ELECTRONICS ARE NOT ACCEPTED AT THESE EVENTS.  

WHAT TO BRING

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
Latex Paint
Radiator Flusher
Rodent Killer
Herbicides
Insect Sprays
Lead and Oil-Based Paints
Lighter Fluid
Lithium, Mercury, Ni-CAD Batteries (all residential batteries     weighing under 4 lbs.)
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

WHAT NOT TO BRING

  • 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.
  • CONTAINERS – Any product brought to the household hazardous waste events (including used motor oil) must be left in the container they are transported in.  Materials will not be poured off into larger containers at the events.

  • CAR BATTERIES  –   Most service stations will accept used car batteries.

  • TIRES are also accepted at the Gleason Road facility for a nominal fee.

  • For additional information, contact the RCSWD (802-775-7209), Pam at the SWAC (802-342-5701), OR  VISIT WWW.RUTLANDCOUNTYSWAC.ORG.

 

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