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Mandatory recyclables

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

Disposal options

These items are required by the CSWD Ordinance to be separated from the trash and recycled. They may be placed in curbside bins or brought to any CSWD Drop-Off Center.

  • aluminum & steel cans
  • aluminum foil
  • aluminum pie plates
  • glass food & beverage bottles & jars
  • rigid plastic packaging & containers
  • boxboard & corrugated cardboard
  • white & colored paper
  • newspaper
  • magazines
  • catalogs
  • paper mail & envelopes
  • paper bags


  • FREE at CSWD Drop-Off Centers.
  • Contact your hauler for their rates for curbside pick-up.
For more information, see the Mandatory Recyclables List.