The CSWD Environmental Depot is open only to households and to Chittenden County businesses that qualify as a Conditionally Exempt Generator (CEG).
The State of Vermont defines a Conditionally Exempt Generator (CEG) as a business that generates less than:
- 220 pounds of hazardous waste per month; OR
- 2.2 pounds of acutely hazardous waste per month; OR
- 220 pounds per month of any residue or contaminated soil, waste, or other debris resulting from the cleanup of any acutely hazardous waste; OR
- A total accumulation at any one time of 2,200 pounds of hazardous waste.
Some examples of common CEGs include: artists, auto repair shops, contractors, dry cleaners, exterminators, farms, painters, printers, property managers, and schools. If you think your business may qualify as a CEG, call the Environmental Depot (865-4663) to make an appointment. Disposal fees vary depending on the type and quantity of waste.