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HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENTS

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS
WASTE
COLLECTION EVENTS 
SOLID WASTE ALLIANCE
COMMUNITIES
SATURDAY,
OCTOBER 20, 2012

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

2:00-4:00  p.m. FAIR HAVEN Transfer Station, Fair Haven Avenue, Fair Haven

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 hoursPlease call John at 770-1333 for more information.  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.    Please contact John  at 770-1333 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.
  • 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 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 households and charities, school districts, and small businesses at no charge.  Please visit the SWAC website at www.rutlandcountyswac.org for additional information.  Larger businesses 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.

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; however, it is banned from disposal in liquid form into Vermont landfills!  Use it up or give it to a friend to use.  It may be dried and landfilled 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.
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  OR  VISIT WWW.RUTLANDCOUNTYSWAC.ORG FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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