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HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENTS

SOLID WASTE ALLIANCE COMMUNITIES

SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 20121:00-3:30 p.m.
SHREWSBURY TRANSFER STATION,
103 Mountain Road, Shrewsbury

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.

For more information, please call John at:  770-1333  
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 Hazardous Waste Depot.  Waste may include fluorescent bulbs, oil-based paints, pesticides (no charge), and used motor oil.

To schedule an appointment, please contact John at:  770-1333
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.
  • Keep products in their original containers.  Do not mix products!
  • No smoking or fires allowed at the collection site.


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, Pool Chemicals, Radiator Flusher, Rodent Killer, Herbicides, Insect Sprays, 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.

 

 

WHAT NOT TO BRING:

  • LATEX PAINT  – Latex Paint is not a hazardous waste!  Use it up or give it to a friend to use.  It may be dried and land filled as a solid waste.  Open container and let dry until solid or mix in cat-litter to speed up the process.
  • CAR BATTERIES may be taken to the Rutland County Solid Waste Facility during regular operating hours.  Most service stations will take used car batteries.
  • TIRES are also accepted at the Gleason Road facility for a nominal fee.

COMPUTER COLLECTION:  Permanent computer collection programs are available in the towns of Benson, Chittenden, Fair Haven, Middletown Springs, Shrewsbury, Sudbury, and Tinmouth.  West Haven residents can access the computer collection box located in Fair Haven.  Since the passage of environmental producer responsibility electronics legislation in 2011, these facilities as well as many others accept many electronics from residents and businesses with less than ten employees at no charge.  Please visit the SWAC website at:  www.rutlandcountyswac.org  for additional information.  Businesses with more than ten employees should contact the Rutland County Solid Waste District at (802-775-7209) to discuss recycling and disposal options.   There is a nominal fee for recycling/disposal. 

ELECTRONICS ARE NOT ACCEPTED AT THESE EVENTS.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Please contact John at the Rutland County Solid Waste District at:  802-770-1333
Pam at the Solid Waste Alliance Communities at:  518-854-9702
WWW.RUTLANDCOUNTYSWAC.ORG

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