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Clean lumber & pallets

Disposal options

Clean lumber, including pallets and any milled wood that has never been painted, glued, stained or treated is accepted at the following facilities:


Must not contain or be attached to any other materials

  • 339 Pine Street, Burlington, VT
    (802) 846-4015
  • 329 Harvest Lane, Suite 200, Williston, VT
    (802) 857-4361


CSWD Drop-Off Centers
Except Burlington

McNeil Wood & Yard Waste Depot
111 Intervale Rd, Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-7446

Myers Recycling Center
216 Red Can Dr. Colchester, VT 05446
(802) 655-4312


At CSWD Drop-Off Centers:
Not accepted at Burlington


  • Up to 4 standard size (48″ x 40″) pallets: No charge
  • Per standard pallet (48″x 40″) over 4 pallets: $1.00 each
  • Large truck loads: $50.00/ton (at the Williston Drop-Off Center only)

Lumber or broken pallets:

At partner facilities:

  • ReSource Building Materials Reuse Center: No charge
  • McNeil Wood & Yard Waste Depot: No charge
  • Myers Recycling Center: call for information
  • Casella C&D Recyling Facility: call for information

Limitations, regulations and other specifications

Wood Specifications at CSWD Drop-Off Centers:

  • maximum length: 8 ft
  • no spikes, hinges, strap steel or metal appendages (nails and screws up to 1/4 inches in diameter OK)
  • no pressure-treated wood or plywood
  • Customers with loads larger than three cubic yards, or those with dumping mechanisms, must use the Williston Drop-Off Center, Myers Recycling Center, or the McNeil Wood & Yard Debris Depot


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Natural wood

Disposal options

Tree limbs, brush and clean stumps that have 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

Dumping mechanisms

  • Customers with dumping mechanisms must use the Williston Drop-Off Center or the McNeil Wood & Yard Debris Depot