Essex Drop-Off Center

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  • Address: 218 Colchester Rd. Essex, VT 05452

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Materials Accepted, Limits, & Temporary Fees:

We are not accepting large bulky items such as mattresses, furniture, metal items, construction material, or any other waste except standard, bagged "household trash" at this location at this time. Contact a scrap metal dealer, Myers Recycling Center, or the All Cycle Transfer Station for disposal of those items.
  • -Household trash up to 8 (45-gallon) barrels or bags; $10 (1-4) or $20 (5-8)
  • -Blue-bin recycling (in any container) included in trash fee; $10 to $20 without trash
  • -Food scraps (30-gallon max); included in the trash fee, $10 without trash
  • -Leaf and yard trimmings (one standard pickup load per day); No fee
  • -Natural and untreated wood (Equal to 4, 30-gal barrels/bags per day--NOT in bags); No fee
  • -Trailers and dumping mechanisms must use the Williston DOC.
  • -CASH OR CHECK ONLY. Exact change is appreciated.
    Watch our one-minute video to see how we define "household trash".

Hours of operation

  • Monday: CLOSED
  • Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: CLOSED
  • Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Friday: CLOSED
  • Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: CLOSED

Safety Guidelines:

  • We request that all customers wear masks and stay six feet apart.
  • Vehicles will be metered into the facility.