No "Special" Trash Bags Required
The Windham Solid Waste Management District does not require the use of special "pay-as-you-throw" bags to dispose of your trash. Customers can utilize any size/type of trash bag. Trash disposal fees are:
- 32-gallon bag or smaller..........$3.00/bag*
- More than 3 bags....................Minium dispsoal fee $10.00 (up to 100 lbs)*
- Bags larger than 32-gallon......Minium dispsoal fee $10.00 (up to 100 lbs)*
- More than 100 lbs...................$135/ton (pro-rated)*
*Special Note: An access permit or day pass is required when disposing of trash at the WSWMD.
Screened Compost for Sale
Are you a gardener? Do you use compost to enrich your soil? If so, contact the Windham Solid Waste Management District to arrange a pick up of our new compost made from local food scraps and leaves. Compost is available for sale at $30.00/cubic yard or $1.00/5-gallon bucket. The compost is also great in flowerbeds and for repairing your lawn from winter damage.
WSWMD Hauler and Property Caretaker License Application
As mandated by Act 148, Vermont's Universal Recycling Law, all haulers and property caretakers that operate within the District's 19 member communities must register their vehicle(s) and obtain a license from the Windham Solid Waste Management District. The District does not charge a fee for the license.
A copy of the application is available at WSWMD Hauler and Property Caretaker License Application or at the District office, 327 Old Ferry Road, Brattleboro, VT. For more information, please contact the WSWMD at (802) 257-0272.
Solid Waste Implementation Plan
The Windham Solid Waste Management District is holding a public hearing on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at the Windham Solid Waste Management District at 6:30 p.m. to solicit comments on the District’s draft Solid Waste Implementation Plan. The plan is intended to guide member towns in implementation of the Universal Recycling Law, Act 148, and can be viewed at: WSWMD Draft SWIP.
The public is invited to attend, provide input and comments. Please call (802) 257-0272 if you have any questions.
Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law (Act 148)
“Universal Recycling (Act 148) is new Vermont solid waste legislation that focuses on recyclables and organics.” The law will provide convenient collection services across the state. Over the next seven years, mandated recyclables, leaf and yard debris, clean wood scraps, and food scraps will become illegal to throw away.
To learn more about mandated recyclables, materials banned from the landfill, timeline of the law for residents, collection services that will be required by law, and the food scrap reduction hierarchy, please view the Act 148 Summary Sheet.
For more information on the law please visit Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law.
NEW Paint Collection Program!
NOW ACCEPTING latex* and oil based paints on a daily basis - FREE!
Limit: 10 gallons per visit
- Latex paints
- Oil Based paints
- Architectural paints
- Field & lawn paints
- Floor paints (including elastomeric)
- Deck coatings
- Waterproofing concerte/masonry/wood sealers and repellents (not tar or bitumen-based)
*Latex paint must be in its liquid form. Hardened or solidified latex paint is nontoxic and disposed of in the trash.