Take Our Survey #2

What do you recycle the most?

Newspaper - 0%
Boxboard/Cardboard - 5.3%
Writing Paper, Junk Mail, Envelopes - 0%
Magazines and Catalogues - 0%
Plastic Food/Beverage Containers - 31.6%
Metal Food/Beverage Containers - 0%
Glass Food/Beverage Containers - 15.8%
All of the above - 47.4%

Total votes: 19
The voting for this poll has ended on: 07 Oct 2012 - 00:00
Welcome to the Windham Solid Waste Management District, Brattleboro, VT
WSWMD Request For Quotes Print E-mail

Municipal Solid Waste Hauling and Disposal Services

The Windham Solid Waste Management District is a municipal entity soliciting pricing to provide solid waste disposal services commencing on July 1, 2014.   A full copy of the RFQ may be viewed at WSWMD Request for Quotes (RFQ).

The bids will be opened by Bob Spencer on March 26th at 2:00 p.m.  Any bidders are welcome to attend.

RFQ Questions, Responses and Clarifications

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Household Hazardous Waste Collected Daily Print E-mail

The following wastes are accepted daily at the WSWMD Convenience Center on Old Ferry Rd, Brattleboro. There is no need to wait for a special Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event.

  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Uncontaminated used motor oil
  • Oil filters 
  • Fluorescent light bulbs and ballasts 
  • Mercury-containing devices
  • Medical needles 
  • Oil-based paint, stains and polyurethane
Fees and/or limits may apply.  Please call the WSWMD for more information.
 
Residential Project COW (Composting Organic Waste)! Print E-mail
This is a great opportunity for local residents to compost their household food and low-grade paper waste!

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Electronic Waste Recycling Print E-mail

The following electronic items are banned from disposal:                  electronicarrow

Answering Machines
Computers (CPU's, monitors, peripherals)
CRT containing devices
Digital Converter boxes
DVD players
E-device power cords and chargers
Electronic Game Consoles (xbox, playstations, gameboys, etc.)
Fax Machines
PDA's, MP3's (& other personal e-devices)
Printers
Stereo Equipment
Telephones
Televisions
Wireless Phones
VCR's
The number of obsolete computers, cell phones, and televisions is quickly growing. In the US alone, 60 million computers will be deemed "obsolete" by their original owners within this year and next. The sheer volume plus the fact that these  devices contain toxic materials (i.e. lead, mercury, and chromium), makes landfill disposal or incineration a careless solid waste management practice.  Recycling is the way to go.
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