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2014 HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENTS

SOLID WASTE ALLIANCE COMMUNITIES

SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 2014

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

12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m. – CHITTENDEN Transfer Station, Chittenden

SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 2014

8:00 – 9:30 a.m. – PAWLET, Mettawee Community School Parking Lot, Route 153, West Pawlet

10:30 – 12:00 noon – MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS Transfer Station, behind Firehouse, Middletown Springs

SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 2014

8:00 – 10:00 a.m. – TINMOUTH Transfer Station, Route 140, Tinmouth

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 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 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 paints, 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 in the towns of Benson, Chittenden, Fair Haven, Middletown Springs, Shrewsbury, Sudbury, and Tinmouth.  Pawlet and West Haven residents can access the computer collection box located in at any approved collection location.  Pawlet residents also have access to free electronics collection at the Granville, NY transfer station.  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 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 SuppliesCarburetor Cleaner

Chemistry Kits

Creosote

Drain Cleaners

Engine Degreaser

Fertilizer

Flea Powder

Floor Cleaners

Fluorescent Bulbs (Unbroken)

Furniture Polish

Gas Treatments

Pool ChemicalsRadiator 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 ThinnersPesticides

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

1. 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.

2. CAR BATTERIES  –   Most service stations will take used car batteries.

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

4. SMOKE DETECTORS AND CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS

Disposal options for smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors:

    • 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 calledCuriepack.
    • Businesses should call the Vermont Environmental Assistance Division in Waterbury at (802) 241-374

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.

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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