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Diesel fuel

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

Disposal options

Diesel is accepted only at:



  • Free for Chittenden County residents
  • Chittenden County businesses: fees apply (contact the Depot for current fees)

Limitations, regulations and other specifications

Please DO NOT MIX diesel with any other liquid (i.e. gasoline, water, antifreeze, used oil). Fuel mixes are dangerous and more expensive for us to handle. Please keep different fuels in separate containers.

Chittenden County Businesses that are Conditionally Exempt Generators (CEGS) may use the Depot for a fee; an appointment is required.



Container Return Guidelines

If you want your container returned to you after it is emptied, please read the following guidelines. (If you don’t want to keep the container, we will take care of it for you.)

While You Wait

Your container can be emptied and returned while you wait, if ALL of the following apply:

  • It contains ONLY diesel fuel
  • It is 5 gallons or less

Pick Up Later

You will need to leave your container with us for pickup at a later date (usually 1-2 business days) if ANY of the following apply:

  • It is larger than 5 gallons (including boat tank containers)
  • It contains diesel mixed with any other liquid