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2013 HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENTS

SOLID WASTE ALLIANCE COMMUNITIES

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2013

 

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 Hazardous Waste Depot.  Waste may include oil-based paints, pesticides (no charge), and used motor oil.    Please contact the District at 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 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 small businesses at no charge.  Please visit the SWAC website at www.rutlandcountyswac.org for additional information.  Large 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 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
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 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.

For additional information, contact  the Rutland County Solid Waste District (802-775-7209), Pam at the Solid Waste Alliance Communities (802-342-5701), OR  VISIT WWW.RUTLANDCOUNTYSWAC.ORG.

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