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Maple tubing

Disposal options

Bring this material to the Northwest Vermont Solid Waste Management District in Georgia, VT, where it will be baled and hauled away for recycling. NWSWMD accepts tubing year-round. Please call ahead to make arrangements. Contact Barry Domina at (802) 524-5986; info@nwswd.org.


  • Pickup truckload: $10
  • Stake body truck: $30
  • Grain or dump truck: $70

The cost to recycle is about half the rate to send it to the landfill.

Limitations, regulations and other specifications

  • Polyethylene (PE) tubing only. NO PVC tubing or Teflon-coated tubing.
    To determine whether your tubing is made from PE or PVC: clip off a sample and put it in a bowl of water. PE floats; PVC sinks.
  • Please remove as many tees/taps/fittings as possible.
  • Material must be as clean as possible in order to make this recycling program successful; remove rocks, leaves, and/or dirt. Extremely dirty loads may be charged a wash fee.
  • Cut tubing into 4-foot lengths or wrap in coils less than 4 feet in diameter.
  • NO drainage, sewer, or water service lines.
  • NO metal/strapping/tension wire.
  • Loads contaminated with unacceptable materials may be rejected.