The Windham Solid Waste Management District will be closed Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The facility will reopen on Saturday, November 28th at 8:00 a.m.
Notice of Budget Hearing
A hearing will be held for public comment on the Windham Solid Waste Management District’s Budget for Fiscal-Year 2017 on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the WSWMD District Office, 327 Old Ferry Road, Brattleboro, VT. A copy of the proposed budget may be viewed at FY 2017 Proposed Budget.
Swap Shop Winter Hours
Hours of Operation
Open 2nd Saturday of the month 9:00 a.m. to Noon
Because we need to close promptly at noon, large loads of donations may not be accepted after 11:45am.
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 $20.00/cubic yard (5 cubic yard minimum) or $30.00/cubic yard (for 1 - 4 cubic yards). The compost is also great in flowerbeds and for repairing your lawn from winter damage.
Brattleboro Curbside Compost Program
The Town of Brattleboro offers FREE curbside pickup of food scraps and non-recyclable paper and cardboard along with your trash and recycling.
Approximately 1,700 households are participating in the voluntary program and diverting approximately 19,000 pounds of compostable materials per week from landfills. GREAT JOB BRATTLEBORO!
Curbside compost carts and kitchen pails are available at the Windham Solid Waste Management District administration offices and may be picked up Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. If you are unable to visit our office during normal business hours, please call the office at (802) 257-0272.
For more information on Brattleboro's Curbside Compost Program, please visit the Town's Trash, Recycling and Compost webpage.
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 disposal fee $10.00 (up to 100 lbs)*
- Bags larger than 32-gallon......Minium disposal 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.