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Natural wood and untreated wood

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

Disposal options

Tree limbs, brush, and clean stumps that has never been painted, glued, stained, or treated are accepted at:


Limitations, regulations and other specifications

Note about wood from Ash tree species: The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an invasive insect from Asia that kills any tree it infests, has been found in Ash trees in Vermont. For more information on how to identify Ash trees and EAB, and how to slow the insect’s spread, visit VTinvasives.org.

General specifications

  • Stumps and wood chips must be free of dirt and stones
  • Nails and screws up to 1/4 inches in diameter: OK
  • No spikes, hinges, strap steel

Size limits

  • maximum length: 6 ft
  • maximum diameter: 24 inches
  • maximum dimensional lumber:  8 ft

Dumping mechanisms

  • Customers with dumping mechanisms must use the CSWD Organics Recycling Facility or the McNeil Wood & Yard Debris Depot