Storm cleanup: Where to get rid of branches, trees, and other natural wood

The storm system that blew through Vermont last night left many Chittenden County backyards and neighborhoods strewn with woody debris, from branches to entire trees. It also left local residents with the task of finding a way to get rid of them. Fortunately, there are a number of local drop-off facilities that accept natural wood. But before you start piling downed trees and branches into your truck bed, there are…

2016 Changes to Disposal Law & How They Affect You

Several new policies from Act 148 (Vermont’s Universal Recycling & Composting Law) and the CSWD Ordinance are in effect as of July 1, 2016. Here’s what is changing in Chittenden County on July 1, 2016: Trash haulers must offer leaf & yard debris collection service. Leaf & yard debris is already banned from the landfill. Now haulers who offer trash collection must also offer a service to collect leaf &…