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

Disposal options

Kerosene is accepted only at:

Customers with more than 25 gallons should call the Environmental Depot at (802) 865-4663 before scheduling an appointment.

Kerosene is NOT accepted at CSWD Drop-Off Centers.


No charge for Chittenden County residents.

Fees may apply to Chittenden County businesses and out-of-district residents.

Limitations, regulations and other specifications

Please DO NOT MIX kerosene with any other liquid (i.e. water, 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. Appointments required; call 865-4663 to schedule.



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 kerosene
  • 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 kerosene mixed with any other liquid