• Wood bunker at South Burlington Drop-Off Center temporarily closed during upgrades

    From September 12th to October 3rd, the Chittenden Solid Waste District will be making structural improvements to the wood bunker at the South Burlington Drop-Off Center (87 Landfill Rd, off of Patchen Rd). During construction, the South Burlington facility will not be able to accept wood waste at this facility. Customers will be able to drop off other accepted materials without interruption. During this time, customers are encouraged to bring…

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  • How a 3rd grader inspired a Williston business owner to ditch plastic straws

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    Trivia time! What do the city of Seattle, Starbucks, and Ramunto’s Pizza all have in common? Answer: All three places have recently joined the growing movement to eliminate plastic straws. In 2015, after a cringe-worthy YouTube video of a straw stuck in a sea turtle’s nose went viral, a global movement began to grow around the problem of plastic pollution—single-use plastic straws, in particular. Although straws don’t represent a significant portion…

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  • Don’t use your bike anymore? Here are 3 ways to donate it

    The annual Pedals for Progress event to donate your old bicycle and/or sewing machine is here! This annual event not only allows you to give back to a charitable cause, but it also makes for a great reminder of the reuse and donation options in Chittenden County that are offered here all year round. 1. Pedals for Progress The Green Mountain Returned Peace Corps Volunteers will be conducting their annual…

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  • ReUse Zones to close after September

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    CSWD’s Board and staff are reviewing each of our facilities and the services we provide to ensure that you always enjoy a safe, efficient visit. At our Drop-Off Centers, misuse of our ReUse Zones has been identified as a primary contributor to an unsafe environment. Customers frequently leave dangerous or poisonous items, household trash, and other inappropriate items in the ReUse Zone that can cause a high-risk situation. This adds…

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