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Clean Lumber and Pallets

It is illegal to dispose of this item in the trash in Chittenden County, VT.

Disposal options

Untreated lumber pallets and dimensional lumber that has never been painted, glued, stained, or treated are accepted at:

Plastic pallets are considered trash. 


Please note: 4 pallets = 1 cubic yard

Limitations, regulations and other specifications

CSWD Wood Specifications:

  • Maximum length: 8 ft
  • No spikes, hinges, strap steel or metal appendages (nails and screws up to 1/4 inches in diameter OK)
  • No pressure-treated wood or plywood
  • Customers with loads larger than three cubic yards, or those with dumping mechanisms, must use the CSWD Organics Recycling Facility, Myers Recycling Center, or the McNeil Wood & Yard Debris Depot


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